Cade - boys name

Cade name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Cade name meaning:

The name Cade is of English origin and has multiple meanings and interpretations. One commonly accepted meaning of the name is "round" or "barrel-shaped." This could refer to physical attributes such as a sturdy build or a rounded appearance. It may also symbolize strength and resilience, suggesting that individuals bearing this name possess a solid foundation and can withstand challenges.

Another possible meaning of the name Cade is "pure" or "innocent." This interpretation emphasizes the idea of purity of heart and character. Those named Cade may be seen as trustworthy, honest, and sincere individuals who hold themselves to high moral standards.

Furthermore, the name Cade can be traced back to medieval times when it was a short form of the Old English word "cada," meaning "cask" or "wine barrel." This connection to wine may symbolize celebration, enjoyment, and a pleasant disposition. Overall, the name Cade encompasses a range of positive qualities and associations, including strength, purity, and a joyous spirit.

Origin: Shakespearean

'Henry VI, Part 2' Jack Cade, a rebel.

Related names

Cade , Caddell, Cadel

Other boys names beginning with C


Overall UK ranking: 888 out of 4789

34 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Cade

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