What does Glade mean?
Glade [glade] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Glade) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Glade is "shining". Place name, referring to a clearing in the woods.
Glade has 1 variant: Glades.Creative forms:
(male) Glage, Glare, ..
(female) Glage, Glane, .. Middle name pairings:
Glade Ulysses (G.U.), ..
How popular is Glade?
Glade is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#18701 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Glade for boys. Glade entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #1955 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Blade, Cade, Claude▼, Clyde▼, Dade, Dwade, Gabe, Gad, Gadi, Gage, Gale▼, Gide, Gilad, Giladi, Gradea (see Grady), Gradee, Gradey, Grady▲, Graye, Jade, Kade▲, Meade, Quade, Reade, Shade, Slade, Slaide, Slayde and Wade▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Glade.See names in meaning and etymology.