Other Origin(s):German, Italian, Latin, Slavic
Meaning:From Gaetano; Rejoiced
Rejoice at finding the perfect baby name! Cajetan is a worldly boy's name with many possible origins. Derived from the Italian given name Gaeatano, this original choice has Latin, Italian, Swiss, German, and Slavic origins, making it an apt choice for your little jet setter. Meaning “rejoiced,” this name is clearly all about celebration and embracing one’s self wholeheartedly. The roots of Cajetan can be traced back to Saint Gaetano dei Conti di Tiene—also known as Saint Cajetan— who co-founded the Teatines, an order of clerics. Cajetan is particularly popular in Switzerland, possibly due to the country’s close geographical and cultural connections to Italy. _Lombard_, or Swiss Italian, is even commonly spoken amongst the Swiss people. With such interesting etymology, baby will feel proud of carrying this meaningful name that connects them to many different cultures.

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