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The name Keadle is Anglo-Saxon in origin. It was a name given to a person who made or sold cudgels, which were short, stout sticks used as weapons. The surname Keadle was also applied as a nickname to a person who was considered as stout and heavy.

Early Origins of the Keadle family


The surname Keadle was first found in Middlesex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Early History of the Keadle family

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Early History of the Keadle family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Keadle research.
Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1120, 1510, 1683, 1649, 1654, 1632, 1710, 1792 and 1866 are included under the topic Early Keadle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Keadle Spelling Variations

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Keadle Spelling Variations


Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Keadle include Keeble, Keble, Kebbell, Kebell, Kebill, Kebyll, Kibbel, Kibble, Kibel, Keebler and many more.

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Early Notables of the Keadle family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Keadle family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Sir Henry Keble, at the time of King Henry VIII; Richard Keble (died 1683), an English lawyer and judge, Commissioner of the...
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Keadle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Keadle family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Keadle family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Keadle were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Robert Kebell settled in Maryland in 1736; Jacob, John, and Mathias Kebel all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860; Richard Keeble settled in Virginia in 1739.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Keadle (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Keadle (post 1700)


  • Newton Jasper Keadle (1860-1935), American Republican politician, Postmaster at Williamson, West Virginia, 1912-14, 1921-26 (acting, 1921-22) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Keadle, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 12th District, 1998 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • H. E. Keadle (b. 1891), American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1924 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Athleen H. Keadle (b. 1896), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1955 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 6) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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