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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : variant spelling of Baudet, a diminutive of Baud meaning ‘joyful’.
  • As Beaudet and Baudet, this name is recorded in Canada in 1666, borne by an immigrant from La Rochelle. Another, from the Poitou region, arrived in Canada in 1664. Documented in association with Beaudet is the secondary surname Ducap.

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