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What does Cadman mean?

Cadman Pronunciation of Cadman as a boys' name is pronounced KAD-men. It is of Anglo Welsh origin, and the meaning of Cadman is "battle". From British "cad". Saint Caedmon was a seventh-century Ango-Saxon cowherd and poet who supposedly received his poetic inspiration from a dream, as told by the historian Bede. The name was revived in the 19th century, and used often by those with associations with Caedmon's native Northumberland.


ASSOCIATED WITH battle (war), british (england), saint, 19th century




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How popular is Cadman?

Cadman is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#20397 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Cadman has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cadman name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cadman outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Cadan, Caden, Cadfan, Cadmar, Cadmo (see Cadmus), Cadmos (see Cadmus), Cadmus, Cadogan, Cadon, Cadyn, Caedan, Caelan, Cahan, Caidan, Calan, Callan, Cannan, Caolan, Carman, Carmen, Carmin, Carsan, Cathan, Cavan, Caydan, Chapman, Colman, Daman, Dayman, Eaman, Garman, Haddan, Harman, Jarman, Kadan, Kalman, Karman, Naaman, Naman, Radwan, Rayman, Redman, Rodman, Salman, Tasman, Tazman, Tedman and Zalman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cadman.

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