Cadet Name Meaning

Southern French: nickname from Old Occitan cadet, ‘small dog’, or perhaps from Gascon capdet, a term designating the youngest member of a family (however, this term is not recorded in French until the 15th century).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cade, Cane, Carden, Cale, Carel, Calder, Bader, Caleb, Ledet, Cada

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Cadet Family Origin

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Cadet Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Cadet occupation in the UK was Seaman. 100% of Cadet's were Seamans.

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Cadet Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Cadet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Cadet in 1965 was 67, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cadet

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