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Wade

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 56 0 56
1881 52 0 52
1882 64 0 64
1883 54 0 54
1884 51 0 51
1885 54 0 54
1886 61 0 61
1887 39 0 39
1888 50 0 50
1889 42 0 42
1890 51 0 51
1891 38 0 38
1892 54 0 54
1893 53 0 53
1894 54 0 54
1895 39 0 39
1896 63 0 63
1897 53 0 53
1898 63 0 63
1899 62 0 62
1900 56 0 56
1901 62 0 62
1902 40 0 40
1903 46 0 46
1904 57 0 57
1905 64 0 64
1906 57 0 57
1907 69 0 69
1908 37 0 37
1909 69 0 69
1910 75 0 75
1911 78 0 78
1912 181 0 181
1913 179 0 179
1914 250 0 250
1915 266 0 266
1916 333 5 328
1917 317 0 317
1918 324 0 324
1919 333 0 333
1920 376 7 369
1921 382 0 382
1922 352 5 347
1923 343 6 337
1924 392 6 386
1925 332 0 332
1926 343 0 343
1927 378 0 378
1928 361 5 356
1929 308 0 308
1930 299 0 299
1931 301 0 301
1932 303 0 303
1933 295 0 295
1934 306 0 306
1935 328 0 328
1936 302 0 302
1937 310 0 310
1938 306 0 306
1939 346 0 346
1940 411 0 411
1941 395 0 395
1942 372 0 372
1943 400 0 400
1944 412 0 412
1945 380 0 380
1946 474 0 474
1947 490 0 490
1948 487 0 487
1949 472 0 472
1950 528 0 528
1951 556 0 556
1952 596 0 596
1953 670 6 664
1954 756 0 756
1955 835 0 835
1956 1,078 0 1,078
1957 1,141 0 1,141
1958 1,149 0 1,149
1959 1,231 5 1,226
1960 1,247 5 1,242
1961 1,245 0 1,245
1962 1,218 10 1,208
1963 1,405 0 1,405
1964 1,384 5 1,379
1965 1,306 6 1,300
1966 1,365 5 1,360
1967 1,246 0 1,246
1968 1,125 0 1,125
1969 1,367 0 1,367
1970 1,430 7 1,423
1971 1,162 6 1,156
1972 1,060 6 1,054
1973 1,118 5 1,113
1974 1,125 5 1,120
1975 1,136 5 1,131
1976 1,014 5 1,009
1977 896 6 890
1978 781 7 774
1979 770 5 765
1980 736 0 736
1981 652 5 647
1982 663 0 663
1983 606 6 600
1984 664 0 664
1985 656 6 650
1986 734 6 728
1987 731 0 731
1988 776 0 776
1989 778 0 778
1990 778 0 778
1991 702 0 702
1992 686 0 686
1993 592 0 592
1994 553 0 553
1995 527 0 527
1996 593 0 593
1997 554 0 554
1998 507 0 507
1999 494 0 494
2000 496 0 496
2001 464 0 464
2002 414 0 414
2003 403 0 403
2004 470 7 463
2005 486 0 486
2006 453 0 453
2007 486 0 486
2008 426 0 426
2009 401 0 401
2010 414 0 414
2011 462 0 462
2012 470 0 470
2013 484 0 484
2014 507 0 507
2015 551 0 551

Want to know about the popularity of the Wade baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,211 babies born with the name Wade in the United States. That's more than enough Wades to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 56 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wade" was in 1970 with a total of 1,423 babies. (That's a lot of baby Wades)

According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wade" ranks #73 in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 37 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1913. Across the entire United States a total of 179 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Wade popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Wade" mean? The list below shows the origins of Wade as well as things modernly associated with the name Wade such as celebrities named Wade.

Origin and Meaning of Wade

The name "Wade" is of English origin, and it means "Traveller". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs is a MLB player. Wade was born in 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Wade Robson

Wade Robson is a dancer, choreographer, film director, and producer. Wade was born in 1982 as Wade Jeremy William Robson in Brisbane, Australia.

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Wade Dominguez

Wade Dominguez is an actor, model, singer, and dancer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1994 to 1998. Wade was born in 1966 in Santa Clara County, California, U.S.

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Wade Redden

Wade Redden is an ice hockey player. Wade was born in 1977 in Hillmond, SK, CAN.

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Wade Miller

Wade Miller is a MLB player. Wade was born in 1976 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Wade

Wade Barrett
Wade Davis
Wade Hampton
Wade Wilson
Wade Henderson
Wade In The Water
Wade The Barber

Alternative Meanings

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Your name in reverse order is "Edaw". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Awde". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Wade born Aug 19, 1984

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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