[ 2 syll. cad-fae(l), ca-dfa-el ] The baby boy name Cadfael is pronounced KEY-FihL- †. Cadfael's language of origin is Welsh. It is predominantly used in English and Welsh. The meaning of Cadfael is 'war chieftain'.
A variation of Cadfael is Cadmael (Welsh).
Cadfael is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
† Pronunciation for Cadfael: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"