name Caudbey comes from when the family resided in one of various settlements called Caeby
, Leicester, and the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Early Origins of the Caudbey family
The surname Caudbey was first found in Yorkshire
, where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Caudbey family
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Caudbey Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Caudbey has been recorded under many different variations, including Cadby, Cadeby, Kaddeby, Cadebi, Cathebi, Caudby and many more.
Early Notables of the Caudbey family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Caudbey family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Caudbey or a variant listed above: Thos. Cadby, who came to Virginia in 1638; Tho Cadby, who came to Virginia in 1638; and Stephen Cadby, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1840 and 1843..