Caila History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Directly translated, the French word "caille" means "quail". Sources believe that Caille was originally a nickname given to a delicate person. [1]

Early Origins of the Caila family

The surname Caila was first found in Maine, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Le Mans and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles, and letters patent confirming their nobility.

Important Dates for the Caila family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caila research. Another 96 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1501, 1664, and 1673 are included under the topic Early Caila History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Caila Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cail, Calhau, Cailloux, Caillouet, Caillavet, Caillette, Cailler, Caillé, Caillot, Caillat, Caillaud, Caillaux, Cailleaux, Caillard, Caille, Lacaille, Caila, Cailhaut, Cailhol, Cailhou, Caillan, Caillarville, Caillebot, Caillères, Cailleteau, Cailleu, Caillo, Caillez and many more.

Early Notables of the Caila family (pre 1700)

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Caila migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Caila Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Ramon Caila, aged 18, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1854 [2]
  • Venduilao Caila, aged 23, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1854 [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ Dauzat, Albert, Morlet, Marie-Thérèse, Dictionaire Étymologique des Noms et Prénoms de France. Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1987. Print.
  2. ^ 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)
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