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Wade meaning and name origin

Wade \wa-de\ as a boy's name is pronounced wayde. It is of Old English and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Wade is "able to go; river ford". Also a medieval given name taken from Scandinavian mythology. Confederate general Wade Hampton.

Wade has 4 variant forms: Waddell, Wadell, Wayde and Waydell.

For more information, see also the related name Dwade.

Wade is also pronounced similarly to Aad and Ade. Other suggested similar baby names are Cade, Dade, Jade, Kade, Waite, Wake, Warde, Ware, Wat, Watt and Wayte.

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Popularity of Wade

Wade is a very popular first name for males (#300 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#267 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Wade name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Wade with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Wade name in U.S.
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