Cadmus Family History
Cadmus Name Meaning
Dutch: apparently a humanistic surname taken from the Latin form of classical Greek Kadmos the name of the son of the Phoenician King Agenor founder of Thebes the person reputed to have introduced the alphabet to the Greeks a mythological representation of the acquisition of the alphabet from the Phoenicians. This surname is not recorded in the Netherlands; it was apparently adopted in North America.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press