Meaning and name origin
Cade \c(a)-de\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cade), is pronounced kayd. It is of Old English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Cade is "round, gentle; cask". Transferred use of the surname, which was originally a nickname. Literary: name of a character in Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" (1936).
Cade is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3193 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cade for boys. Cade reached its highest rank of #201 in the U.S. in 2001. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cade and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kayden (#90), Kaden (#171), Caden (#198), Cade (#361) and Kade (#405). (2014 statistics).
Cade▲ is also pronounced similarly to Quade. Other suggested similar baby names are Cabe, Cace, Cadel, Caje, Cale▼, Case▲, Cato, Ced, Chad▼, Chadd, Cid, Codey▼, Codie▼, Cody▲, Cyd, Dade, Jade▼ and Wade▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cade.