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Cadet Family History

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

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10,624 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
12,333 Military Records
732 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Cadet Families

  • Number of Cadet families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cadet families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cadet last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Cadet census records

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Cadet Family Origin

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Cadet Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Cadet

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Cadet Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cadet census records

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Cadet Civil War Service Records

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