The Yandle 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 Yandle family
The surname Yandle was first found in Lancashire
where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, at Udale, before and after the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Yandle family
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Yandle 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. Yandle has been recorded under many different variations, including Udall, Udale, Udle and others.
Early Notables of the Yandle family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Yandle 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 Yandle or a variant listed above:
Yandle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- William Yandle, who landed in Mississippi in 1835 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)