Cattelle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Cattelle is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from Chetel, an Old Norse and Old English given name.
Early Origins of the Cattelle family
The surname Cattelle was first found in Norfolk, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Cattelle family
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Cattelle Spelling Variations
The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Cattelle has been spelled many different ways, including Cattell, Cattle, Catel, Cattall, Catell, Cattelle and many more.
Early Notables of the Cattelle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cattelle family
Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Cattelles to arrive in North America: Thomas Cattle who arrived in Virginia in 1635.
Contemporary Notables of the name Cattelle (post 1700) +
- Stanley D. Cattelle, American politician, Mayor of Tenafly, New Jersey, 1953 
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