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The Udell surname comes from the place name Yewdale in Lancashire, which is derived from the Old English word "yew," the type of tree and the Old Norse "dalr," meaning "valley."

Early Origins of the Udell family


The surname Udell was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, at Udale, before and after the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Early History of the Udell family

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Early History of the Udell family


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Udell Spelling Variations

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Udell 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. Udell has been recorded under many different variations, including Udall, Udale, Udle and others.

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Early Notables of the Udell family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Udell family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Udell family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Udell 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 Udell or a variant listed above:

Udell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Christopher Udell, who arrived in Maryland in 1678 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Udell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • C. H. Udell, who settled in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • James Udell, who settled in Philadelphia in 1862

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Contemporary Notables of the name Udell (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Udell (post 1700)


  • Jon Udell, American freelance journalist
  • John Udell (1795-1874), American farmer and Baptist lay preacher, known for his diaries of his travels to California
  • Jake Udell (b. 1989), American music manager
  • Byron Udell (b. 1958), American businessman, founder, president and the CEO of Accuquote
  • Nathan Udell (1817-1903), American Democrat politician, Physician; Member of Iowa State Senate, 1854, 1860-66 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lewis W. Udell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alvin Udell (1906-1987), American politician, Representative from New York 17th District, 1948 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Florence Nellie Udell CBE, RGN, SRN, FRSH, FSCM, British nurse, nursing administrator and government official

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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