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Where did the Scottish Wardall family come from? What is the Scottish Wardall family crest and coat of arms? When did the Wardall family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Wardall family history?The surname Wardall comes from the place named Wedale, in the parish of Stow, near Edinburgh. As such it is a habitation name, a category of surnames derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Waddel, Waddell, Waddle, Weddel, Weddell, Weddle and many more.
First found in Midlothian, where they had held territories at Wedale in the parish of Stow from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wardall research. Another 378 words(27 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1327, 1372, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Wardall History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Wardall Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Wardall family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 85 words(6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Waddel settled in Maine in 1745; William Waddell settled in San Francisco in 1852; Ralph Waddel settled in New York in 1811; Samuel Wadle settled in New York in 1823..
The Wardall Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wardall Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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