"maple tree"

Kaede Origin and Meaning

The name Kaede is a girl's name meaning "maple tree".

No - not a creative spelling of Katy. This name, which can be used for boys or girls, means maple tree. Kaede is unusual in Japan although it has been gaining more popularity after it has been used for several anime and manga characters.

Kaede Popularity

Kaede in Pop Culture

  • Kaedecharacter from Marie Lu's Legend series.'
  • Kaede Akamatsucharacter from the Japanese video game Danganronpa V3
  • Kaede Kagayamacharacter from the Japanese manga Non Non Biyori
  • Kaede 'Moko' Kotonamicharacter from Japanese manga Skip Beat
  • Kaede Kaburagicharacter from the anime "Tiger & Bunny"