Meaning and Name Origin
Kade \k(a)-de\ 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.
Kade is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#71583 out of 88799, Top 81%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kade and associated names. Popular related forms of Kade (#405 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000 are Kayden (#90 a year ago), Kaden (#171), Caden (#198) and Cade (#361). Usage of these boy names reached its apex in the year 2010 and is somewhat lower today. The more fashionable boy names here are Kayden (#90), Kade (#405), Cade (#361), Kaden (#171) and Caden (#198). (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kade▲ is pronounced similarly to Kidd and Quade. Other recommended similar baby names are Dade, Jade▼, Kale▼, Kane▲, Kato, Kaye, Kodey, Kodi, Kodie, Kody▼ and Wade▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kade.