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