Cailler 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 Cailler family

The surname Cailler 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 Cailler family

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

Cailler 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 Cailler family (pre 1700)

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cailler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Cailler 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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Cailler (post 1700)

  • François-Louis Cailler (1796-1852), Swiss chocolate maker, the first Swiss producer of chocolate in 1819

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Citations

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