The origins of the Cadby name come from when the Anglo-Saxon
tribes ruled over Britain. The name Cadby was originally derived from a family having lived in one of various settlements called Caeby
, Leicester, and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Cadby family
The surname Cadby was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Cadby family
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Cadby Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Cadby include Cadby, Cadeby, Kaddeby, Cadebi, Cathebi, Caudby and many more.
Early Notables of the Cadby family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cadby family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Cadby Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Thomas Cadby, who settled in Virginia in 1638
- Tho Cadby, who arrived in Virginia in 1638 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Cadby Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Stephen Cadby, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1840 and 1843
Contemporary Notables of the name Cadby (post 1700)
- Alan Cadby, Australian politician, member of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 2001 to 2005