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The surname Wardill comes from the place named Wedale, in the parish of Stow, near Edinburgh. As such it is a habitation name, a category of surnames derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Wardill Early Origins



The surname Wardill was first found in Midlothian, where they had held territories at Wedale in the parish of Stow from ancient times.

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Wardill Spelling Variations


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Wardill Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Waddel, Waddell, Waddle, Weddel, Weddell, Weddle and many more.

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Wardill Early History


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Wardill Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wardill research. Another 378 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1327, 1372, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Wardill History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wardill Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wardill Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wardill Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wardill In Ireland


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Wardill In Ireland



Some of the Wardill family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 85 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Waddel settled in Maine in 1745; William Waddell settled in San Francisco in 1852; Ralph Waddel settled in New York in 1811; Samuel Wadle settled in New York in 1823..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wardill (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wardill (post 1700)



  • Emily Wardill (b. 1977), British filmmaker and performance artist
  • Benjamin "Major" Wardill (1842-1917), Australian cricketer and cricket administrator
  • Richard Wilson Wardill (1840-1873), Australian cricketer who played in ten first-class cricket matches
  • Richard C. "Dick" Wardill (1872-1929), Australian rules footballer and coach who played with Melbourne Football Club (1897-1902), Melbourne Football Club captain in 1900

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Wardill Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Wardill Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wardill Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 November 2015 at 08:30.

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