Cadet Family History

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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

What did your Cadet ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cadet. 15% of Cadet men worked as a Builders Labourer and 37% of Cadet women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cadet were Iron Moulder and Machine Landing Chair Ports

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Gas Fitters Make heavy Worker
  • Horizontal Bore
  • Iron Moulder

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Capston lathe Hand
  • Housewife
  • Machine Landing Chair Ports

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cadet Historical Records

What Cadet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cadet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cadet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cadet

Passenger List

There are 914 immigration records available for the last name Cadet. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Cadet. For the veterans among your Cadet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cadet Life Expectancy

What is the average Cadet lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cadet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cadet ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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