The Dictionary of Surnames gives CAVIL (or CAVILL) as a variation of CAVELL, an English (East Yorkshire) place name from the words for Jackdaw and Meadow.
|John CAVIL was my mother's father's mother's mother's father.
He was born about 1791.
He married Sarah ? (who was born about 1797).
He was living in Brick Street, St Phillips in 1851
|Elizabeth CAVIL was my mother's father's mother's mother.
She was born about 1828.
In 1847 she lived in St Philips.
She married John COGGINS 5 December 1847 at Sts Philip and Jacob parish church.
She lived at 1 Braggs Lane in 1871 and 1881.