Caille 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 Caille family

The surname Caille 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 Caille family

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

Caille 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 Caille family (pre 1700)

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Caille migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Caille Settlers in Canada in the 17th Century
  • Jean Caille, son of Jean and Jeanne, married Marie-Anne Hamel, daughter of Jean and Marie, in Quebec on 7th February 1683 [2]
  • Jean Caille, son of Jacques and Marie-Andrée, married Romaine Galarneau, daughter of Jacques and Jacqueline, in Charlesbourg, Quebec on 30th April 1685 [2]
Caille Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Pierre Caille, son of Antoine and Anne, married Marie Brunet, daughter of François and Barbe, in Lachine, Quebec on 7th February 1707 [2]
  • Jacques Caille, son of Jean and Romaine, married Thérèse Gastignon, daughter of Léonard and Madeleine, in Montreal, Quebec on 11th January 1717 [2]
  • Antoine Caille, son of Antoine and Anne, married Françoise Bétourné, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne-Françoise, in La Prairie, Quebec on 27th April 1717 [2]
  • René Caille, son of Jean and Marie-Anne, married Barbe Forget, daughter of Louis and Élisabeth, in Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Quebec on 18th November 1720 [2]
  • Jacques Caille, son of Antoine and Anne, married Marie-Josephte, daughter of André-Roy and Anne, in La Prairie, Quebec on 10th May 1723 [2]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Caille (post 1700)

  • Brigadier-General André Caille (1881-1940), French Commanding Officer Infantry, 21st Infantry Division (1938-1940) [3]

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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. ^ Internoscia, Arthur E., and Claire Chevrier. Dictionnaire National des Canadiens Français 1608-1760. Vol. 1, Institut Drouin, 1958.
  3. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, October 3) André Caille. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Caille/Andr%C3%A9-Lucien/France.html
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