Name: Cade

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cade

  • Meaning:
    Round, lumpy; gentle; barrel-maker
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (kayd)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Cade)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cade

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Cade is a surname with three separate English origins. It may be from an Old English first name which originally denoted something round or lumpy and swollen. Cade may also be derived from the Middle English word for barrel, thus denoting a barrel-maker. Thirdly, Cade may come from a Middle English word for a pet or domestic animal, which was used to mean a person was gentle. In nature, Cade Juniper (juniperus oxycedrus) is a variety of juniper that is found in the Mediterranean region.

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