Cailhaut History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Directly translated, the French word "caille" means "quail". Sources believe that Caille was originally a nickname given to a delicate person. 
Early Origins of the Cailhaut family
The surname Cailhaut 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.
Early History of the Cailhaut family
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Cailhaut 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 Cailhaut family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cailhaut family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: many of the name who migrated to the New World from the mid 17th century onward.
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- ^ Dauzat, Albert, Morlet, Marie-Thérèse, Dictionaire Étymologique des Noms et Prénoms de France. Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1987. Print.