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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caudill

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  • A submission from Indiana, United States says the name Caudill means "Cold well" and is of Scottish origin.
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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

A is for authentic, be real

U is for useful, always to others.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Caudill

Harry M. Caudill was a writer. Harry was given the name Harry Monroe Caudill on May 3rd, 1922 in Whitesburg, Kentucky, USA. He died on November 29th, 1990.


Bill Caudill is a baseball player. Bill was born on July 13th, 1956 in Santa Monica, California.


Rebecca Caudill was an appalachian fiction and children's literature writer. Her ongoing career started in 1943. Rebecca was born on February 2nd, 1899 in Poor Fork, now Cumberland, Kentucky. She passed away on October 2nd, 1985.


William was born on September 28th, 1920. He breathed his last breath on March 24th, 1972.



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Popularity of Caudill as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caudill U.S.
  White 95.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caudill

People with the last name Caudill are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Caudill

  • How Popular is the name Caudill? As a last name Caudill was the 1,913th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Caudill first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Caudill is Saturday, August 30th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Caudill? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Caudill. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Caudill: Your name in reverse order is Lliduac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Luidlca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caudill? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,822 people with the last name Caudill.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caudill? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Caudill as their last name.

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