When Charlie Will Cavett was born on 10 February 1904, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Sam C Cavett, was 41 and his mother, Ranie Hinton, was 29. He married Winnie Edith Bailey on 20 June 1925, in Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Waldron Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Johnsonville, McClain, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 7 September 1976, at the age of 72, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Tuttle, Grady, Oklahoma, United States.
Scottish (of French origin): altered form of French Cavet, which is either a diminutive of Cave 3 or a metonymic occupational name for a laborer, one who used a cavet, an Old Occitan word for a tool for clearing ground for cultivation.