See also: cade, cadé, cadê, -cade, and cad é


Alternative formsEdit


  • As an English surname, from an old personal name Cada, from a Germanic root meaning "lump, swelling" and perhaps related to the next sense.
  • Also as an English occupational surname for a cooper, from Old French cade (barrel, cask), from Latin cadus.
  • Also as an English surname, from the noun cade (sense 1) (domestic animal).
  • As a French surname, spelling variant of Cadé, from cade (juniper).


  • IPA(key): /keɪd/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪd

Proper nounEdit


  1. An English metonymic surname originating as an occupation for a cooper.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

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