History of your Surname
Get access to Caddell family records.Start a free trial

Caddell Family History

Caddell Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Caldwell . Irish (Dublin Galway): variant of Cadle .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Waddell, Cattell, Adwell, Cadwell, Castell, Adell, Wadell, Sandell

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Caddell family from?

You can see how Caddell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caddell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Caddell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 33 Caddell families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Caddell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Caddell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caddell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caddell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Caddell. 100% of Caddell men worked as a Builders Labourer and 86% of Caddell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

View Census Data for Caddell | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Caddell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Caddell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caddell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Caddell

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Caddell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Caddell immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Caddell. For the veterans among your Caddell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Caddell military records

You've only scratched the surface of Caddell family history

Discover More

What is the average Caddell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Caddell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Caddell in 1941 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caddell

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Caddell family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial