Gender: Female Meaning of Cadence: "rhythm, beat" Origin of Cadence: Latin Cadence's Popularity in 2018: #488

Cadence Origin and Meaning

The name Cadence is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "rhythm, beat".

The musical word name Cadence, seemed to come out of nowhere to zoom up the charts; it rose over 700 spots between 2002 and 2004, and showed up in the Top 200 in 2007. It's gone down in the popular names list since then, though. Some might see it as a feminine relative of the popular Caden. Kadence and Kaydence are also rising.

An early Cadence sighting was in the 1992 Armistead Maupin novel Maybe the Moon, in which the narrator heroine was a small actress called Cadence Roth, nn Cady. January Jones played a Cadence in American Wedding.

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Rank in US: #488

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Pop Culture References for the name Cadence

Kadence, Kadena, Cadencia, Cady

Cadence's International Variations

Cadenza (Italian)


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