• 845 Dade
First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Dade

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb Dade
To hold up by leading strings or by the hand, as a child while he toddles.

Etymology: Of. uncertain origin. Cf. Dandle Daddle

verb Dade
To walk unsteadily, as a child in leading strings, or just learning to walk; to move slowly.

dade was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans and Galician

Notable Persons Named Dade

Dade was born on February 27th, 1927 in Grant-Valkaria, Florida. He passed away on September 26th, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dade

Frances was born in 1910. She left this life in 1968.


Paul Dade is an athlete. Paul was born on December 7th, 1951 in Seattle.


Han was born on February 9th, 1878 in Amstelveen. He breathed his last breath on December 15th, 1940.


Future Pilot A.K.A. is a musician. Future was given the name Sushil K. Dade .


Eric Dade is a soccer player for the VCU Rams, Dallas Rockets, Baltimore Blast, Dallas Sidekicks (1984–2004), and FC Dallas. Eric was born on January 19th, 1970 in Buffalo, New York.


Everett C. Dade is a in the field of mathematics.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 5 0 5
1969 5 0 5
1971 6 0 6
1972 6 0 6
1980 5 0 5
1981 6 0 6
1995 6 0 6
1996 21 0 21
1997 41 0 41
1998 39 0 39
1999 40 0 40
2000 48 0 48
2001 57 0 57
2002 57 0 57
2003 51 0 51
2004 47 0 47
2005 41 0 41
2006 45 0 45
2007 42 0 42
2008 41 0 41
2009 41 0 41
2010 46 0 46
2011 36 0 36
2012 26 0 26
2013 26 0 26
2014 26 0 26
2015 13 0 13
2016 22 0 22

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Popularity of Dade as a first name

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Popularity of Dade as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dade U.S.
  White 29.31% 64.26%
  African American 62.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dade

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dade

  • How Popular is the name Dade? Dade is the 11,550th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dade was the 12,986th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dade have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 845 babies born with the first name Dade in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dade to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dade? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dade first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dade is Wednesday, September 4th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Dade born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dade was in 2001 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Dade Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dade is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Dade: Your name in reverse order is Edad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dade. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dade? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,364 people with the last name Dade.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dade? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dade as their last name since less than 1 person in 125k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.