What does Kade mean?
Kade /kade/ as a boys' name (also used less commonly as girls' name Kade) is pronounced kayd. It is of Scottish origin, and the meaning of Kade is "from the wetlands". Also a variant of Cade. See also Cadell.
How popular is Kade?
Kade is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#43157 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Kade for boys. Kade was first listed in 1993 and reached its top rank of #366 in the U.S. in 2002, and is presently at #405. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Kade and associated names. Popular related forms of Kade (#405 via latest list) are Kayden (#90 via latest list), Kaden (#171), Caden (#198) and Cade (#361). Other forms, like Cadel, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Kade was common in the year 2010 (median #212) and is almost as widespread today (#245, 4.1% less). The more fashionable boy names here are Kayden, Kade, Cade, Kaden and Caden. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Kade▲ is pronounced similarly to Kidd and Quade. Other recommended similar baby names are Barde, Dade, Fane, Jade▼, Kadeem▼, Kadeer, Kaeto, Kale▼, Kane▲, Kano, Kato, Kay▼, Kaye, Kit, Kitt, Kodey, Kodi, Kodie, Kody▼, Ladd and Wade▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kade.