Meaning and Name Origin
Ade \a-de\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ade). Ade's name origin is Old German, and Ade means "noble". Ade is a derivative of Ada (Old German): a pet form of Adele and Adelaide, or also possibly a Latinate variant of the biblical Hebrew name Adah meaning "adornment". Unisex name. Seldom used as a given name.
Ade is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#30841 out of 88799, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Ade and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Ade (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Ada (#382 in 2014), Aida, Adda and Addie. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1880-1889 and is now much less, with the forms Aida, Addie and Adda becoming less fashionable. Ada (#382) is the most trendy girl name here, with this name going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ade is pronounced similarly to Adde, Aide, Aud, Aude, Ede and Eyde. Other suggested similar baby names are Adah▼, Addey, Adel, Aden, Ado, Ady, Aidee, Ame, Ande, Ase, Auda, Audi, Audie▼, Ave and Ayda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ade.