HeartSAH-de; shah-DAY
Finnish, Nigerian and Yoruba, diminutive of Folashade
"rain; honor bestows a crown"

Sade Origin and Meaning

The name Sade is a girl's name of Finnish, Nigerian origin meaning "rain; honor bestows a crown".

The one-named singer clarified the confusing pronunciation on this one (in her case, it's shah-DAY), but a number of parents have looked for more phonetic spellings. The Finnish version means "rain."

# 912 in the US

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Famous People Named Sade

  • Sade (born Helen Folasade Adu)Nigerian,born British singer,songwriter, composer, and record producer
  • Sade Jordandaughter of musician and reality TV personality Stevie J ("Love & Hip Hop Atlanta")

Sade in Pop Culture

  • Means 'rain' in Finnish (pronounced Sahdeh)