What does Jade mean?
Jade \j(a)-de\ as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Jade) is of English origin, and the meaning of Jade is "precious stone". Jewel name: the green gemstone which was believed to have the magical power of providing protection against disorders of the intestines. Mick and Bianca Jagger named their daughter Jade. Actress Jada Pinkett.
Jade has 24 variants: Jada, Jadeana, Jadee, Jaden▼, Jadeyn, Jadien, Jadine, Jadira, Jadra, Jadrian, Jadrienne, Jady, Jadyn▼, Jaeda, Jaida▼, Jaide, Jaiden▼, Jaidra, Jayda, Jayde▼, Jaydee, Jayden, Jaydra and Zhade.
Jade is a very prominent first name for women (#1003 out of 4276, Top 23%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#121058 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Jade for girls. Jade was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #86 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is presently at #139. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Jade and related names. Jada (#292 last year), Jaden, Jadyn, Jaeda, Jaida (#877), Jaiden, Jayda (#444), Jayde and Jayden (#539) are the popular related forms of Jade (#139 last year) rated in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2007 (usage of 0.5907%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.2709%, down 54.1%), with the versions Jaden, Jadyn, Jaida, Jaiden and Jayde becoming somewhat outmoded. Jada (#292), Jade (#139), Jayda (#444) and Jayden (#539) are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Cade, Jae, Jaidee, Jane, Jaye, Joda, Jodee, Jodey, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Judee, Judey, Judi, Judie, Judy, Judye, Kade and Sade. These names tend to be less commonly used than Jade.