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What does Cadence mean?

Cadence Pronunciation of Cadence as a girls' name is pronounced KAY-dens. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cadence is "with rhythm". Modern name based on the musical term. A feminine name linked with the masculine name Caden. Literary: Cadence Roth is the main character in Armistead Maupin's 1992 novel "Maybe the Moon". Cadence Flaherty is a character in the 2003 film "American wedding".


ASSOCIATED WITH modern, musical (opera), moon


VARIANTS Cadance, Cadena, Cadenza, Cady, Kadena, Kadence, Kadenza, Kaydence



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How popular is Cadence?

Cadence is an uncommon first name for women. Cadence is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cadence was first listed in 2002 and reached its highest rank of #199 in the U.S. in 2007, and is at #488 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kaydence (#519 VIA LATEST LIST), Kadence (#893), Cadance and Cady are the prominent variation forms of Cadence (#488) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Cadence was common among parents in 2005 (MEDIAN #975) and has become much diminished since (#1180, 53% LESS USAGE).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cadence, Cadance, Cady, Kadence, Kaydence in U.S.

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