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Wade Name Popularity

How popular is the name Wade? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Wade was the 354th most popular boys name, representing 0.0646% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Wade has been the 375th most popular boys name, representing 0.0433% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 285 38 0.0108%
1911 285 48 0.0129%
1912 256 146 0.029%
1913 287 147 0.0259%
1914 282 204 0.0293%
1915 306 236 0.026%
1916 282 291 0.0301%
1917 293 280 0.028%
1918 305 297 0.0277%
1919 297 298 0.0285%
1920 295 331 0.0298%
1921 283 352 0.0307%
1922 306 311 0.0279%
1923 313 299 0.0267%
1924 289 363 0.0313%
1925 310 300 0.0265%
1926 307 304 0.0276%
1927 293 343 0.031%
1928 297 318 0.0297%
1929 313 273 0.0264%
1930 321 252 0.0241%
1931 312 268 0.0272%
1932 311 272 0.0275%
1933 309 262 0.0281%
1934 306 272 0.0281%
1935 307 277 0.0285%
1936 311 261 0.0271%
1937 308 269 0.0273%
1938 316 266 0.026%
1939 298 312 0.0307%
1940 275 379 0.0357%
1941 294 349 0.031%
1942 316 335 0.0265%
1943 311 358 0.0274%
1944 299 365 0.0295%
1945 309 334 0.0274%
1946 298 435 0.0295%
1947 314 457 0.0274%
1948 312 436 0.0273%
1949 313 434 0.027%
1950 295 499 0.031%
1951 293 518 0.0306%
1952 278 574 0.0329%
1953 269 641 0.0362%
1954 248 741 0.0405%
1955 241 826 0.0449%
1956 224 1,054 0.0558%
1957 224 1,123 0.0584%
1958 228 1,126 0.0596%
1959 222 1,205 0.0634%
1960 222 1,218 0.0643%
1961 220 1,234 0.0654%
1962 221 1,192 0.0649%
1963 206 1,389 0.0774%
1964 200 1,367 0.0777%
1965 195 1,288 0.0788%
1966 182 1,356 0.0868%
1967 192 1,226 0.0808%
1968 205 1,104 0.0735%
1969 193 1,348 0.0875%
1970 189 1,412 0.0887%
1971 206 1,134 0.0755%
1972 210 1,044 0.0767%
1973 198 1,095 0.0845%
1974 195 1,110 0.0854%
1975 196 1,112 0.0865%
1976 208 996 0.0773%
1977 234 867 0.0643%
1978 259 750 0.0558%
1979 267 745 0.0528%
1980 280 719 0.0492%
1981 298 615 0.0418%
1982 295 651 0.0436%
1983 319 568 0.0385%
1984 297 644 0.0433%
1985 312 620 0.0408%
1986 286 699 0.0463%
1987 293 699 0.0458%
1988 297 744 0.0477%
1989 301 759 0.047%
1990 319 757 0.0457%
1991 341 675 0.0414%
1992 343 666 0.0417%
1993 379 573 0.0368%
1994 404 527 0.0343%
1995 430 487 0.0323%
1996 398 551 0.0368%
1997 411 524 0.0354%
1998 444 473 0.0316%
1999 462 454 0.0303%
2000 477 454 0.0297%
2001 489 429 0.0285%
2002 536 378 0.0252%
2003 546 372 0.0245%
2004 510 438 0.0287%
2005 500 453 0.0296%
2006 545 424 0.0271%
2007 528 448 0.0284%
2008 598 372 0.0241%
2009 628 351 0.0235%
2010 591 375 0.026%
2011 544 422 0.0296%
2012 559 417 0.0293%
2013 536 451 0.0317%
2014 536 468 0.0321%
2015 513 507 0.0348%
2016 394 763 0.0529%
2017 359 868 0.0622%
2018 354 888 0.0646%

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What names are variants of Wade?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Waddell

Able to go; river ford

Scandinavian

Wadell

Able to go; river ford

Scandinavian

Wayde

Able to go; river ford

Scandinavian

#2,713 (0.0004%)  
Waydell

Able to go; river ford

Scandinavian


What names sound like Wade?

If you like how Wade sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Wade.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aad

Danish

Aadi

Beginning

Indian (Sanskrit)

#1,986 (0.0013%)  
Ade

Earth; awe-inspiring; noble; from Hadria

European

Fadi

Savior

Arabic

Jada

Jehovah knows

Hebrew

Jade

Spanish

#2,175 (0.0009%)  
Jaide

Spanish

Jayde

Spanish

Jude

Praise

English

#157 (0.1788%)  
Waite

Guard, watchman

English

Wat

Commander of the army

German

Watt

Scottish

Wayte

Guard, watchman

English


What names are similar to Wade?

Find a name that’s like Wade, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dwade

Dark traveller

American


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2 Comments

  1. Wade was from a television show that I fell in love with. Everyone assumed that it was from Deadpool. Wade is a doll baby. Still can’t believe he is here

  2. Tv show had the name and I fell in love with it


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