Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
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Related and similar surnamesCrandall
The Crandell surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
(origin: Welsh. Local) From kren, round, or cran, wood; and dal, or dol, a vale--the round or woody vale. Crandal, in Irish, signifies the woody vale.