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Cade

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26k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cade

"Cade" is a name of English origin, and it means "Stout, sturdy". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Cade
Bred by hand; domesticated; petted.

Etymology: Cf. OE. cad kod, lamb, also Cosset Coddle

verb Cade
To bring up or nourish by hand, or with tenderness; to coddle; to tame.
noun Cade
A barrel or cask, as of fish.

Etymology: L. cadus jar, Gr. �

noun Cade
A species of juniper (Juniperus Oxycedrus) of Mediterranean countries.

Etymology: F. & Pr.; LL. cada

Wiktionary
  1. An English metonymic occupational surname​ for a cooper.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Notable Persons Named Cade

Cade McNown is a football player. Cade was born on January 12th, 1977 in Portland, Oregon.

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He was most prominent from 2002 to 2009. Cade was born on December 30th, 1976 in Columbus, Ohio.

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Cade Foster is an athlete. Cade was born on March 10th, 1991 in Southlake, Texas.

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Cade Davis is a basketball player for the Kauhajoen Karhu, KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom, and Nea Kifissia B.C. in the Korisliiga. His ongoing career started in 2011. Cade was born on June 28th, 1988 in Amarillo, Texas.

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Cade Fairchild is a hockey player for the Metallurg Novokuznetsk in the Kontinental Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Cade was born on January 15th, 1989 in Duluth, Minnesota.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cade

Lance Cade was a wrestler. Lance was born on March 2nd, 1980 in Carroll, Iowa, United States. He left this life on August 13th, 2010.

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Toni Cade Bambara was a writer. Toni was given the name Miltona Mirkin Cade on March 25th, 1939 in New York City. She left this life on December 9th, 1995.

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Jack was born in 1430. Jack is also known as John Cade and John Mortimer. They left this life on July 12th, 1450.

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James Cade is an actor. He was most active from 2003 to present. James was born in Toronto.

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Robert Cade was a scientist in the fields of medicine and nephrology. Robert was born on September 26th, 1927 in San Antonio. He breathed his last breath on November 27th, 2007.

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Mossy was born on December 26th, 1961 in Eloy, Arizona.

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How popular is the baby name Cade in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 5 0 5
1965 8 0 8
1966 10 0 10
1968 9 0 9
1969 9 0 9
1970 9 0 9
1971 17 0 17
1972 67 0 67
1973 60 0 60
1974 60 0 60
1975 61 0 61
1976 37 0 37
1977 76 0 76
1978 50 0 50
1979 55 0 55
1980 63 0 63
1981 79 0 79
1982 60 0 60
1983 78 0 78
1984 72 0 72
1985 103 0 103
1986 84 0 84
1987 108 0 108
1988 104 0 104
1989 112 0 112
1990 135 0 135
1991 142 0 142
1992 163 0 163
1993 221 0 221
1994 303 0 303
1995 393 0 393
1996 433 5 428
1997 489 9 480
1998 806 0 806
1999 1,503 5 1,498
2000 1,646 0 1,646
2001 1,818 6 1,812
2002 1,725 10 1,715
2003 1,581 5 1,576
2004 1,320 11 1,309
2005 1,170 8 1,162
2006 1,221 6 1,215
2007 1,172 0 1,172
2008 1,074 0 1,074
2009 994 8 986
2010 949 0 949
2011 871 5 866
2012 824 5 819
2013 806 0 806
2014 886 8 878
2015 893 7 886
2016 783 6 777

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Popularity of Cade as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cade U.S.
  White 51.41% 64.26%
  African American 42.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.41% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cade

People with the last name Cade are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Cade

  • How Popular is the name Cade? Cade is the 1,473rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Cade was the 4,226th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cade have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,717 babies born with the first name Cade in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cade to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cade? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cade first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cade is Monday, December 13th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Cade born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cade was in 2001 with a total of 1,812 babies. That's a lot of babies named Cade!
  • Random Cade Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cade ranks 88th in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 15 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Cade: Your name in reverse order is Edac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cdea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cade? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,391 people with the last name Cade.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cade? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Cade as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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