Caddell seems to have been the original name, and it continued indiscriminately in use with the other for many centuries. On 20th January, 1564, Nicholas Blake alias Caddell, of Ballymacro?, died. Nicholas Caddell, alias Blake, of Galway, merchant, died in January, 1620, siezed of Kilturroge?, (mortgaged to David Bodkin,) Kiltullagh, and several houses and lands in and about Athenry?.