|Subject:||Re: What does my name mean, I heard that it is French??|
|Author:||kynaston (Authenticated as kynaston)|
|Date:||October 14, 2004 at 5:13:56 AM|
|Reply to:||Re: What does my name mean, I heard that it is French?? by Anthony|
Padgett is an English surname, a variant spelling of Paget which itself is a diminutive of Page.
The surname Page is from the Old French 'page' meaning....wait for it...."page"!
A page would have been either one of the two dictionary definitions below (probably not a page boy in the sense of a wedding page boy).
1. A boy who acted as a knight's attendant as the first stage of training for chivalric knighthood.
2. A youth in ceremonial employment or attendance at court.
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