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Gender: Male Meaning of Slade: "from the valley" Origin of Slade: English

The name Slade is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from the valley". Slade and is often added to lists like Boy Names Dads Like More Than Moms and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby Name SCRABBLE".

From the experts:

Evoking the image of a shady glen, Slade could make a distinctive middle name. It entered the Top 1000 in 2007, and has been seen as a character name on the TV show "Smallville." It's also a name that pops up in comic books and video games.

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Famous People Named Slade

(Thomas) Slade Gorton III, U.S. Senator from Washington state
Slade Norris, American NFL football player
Slade Smiley, American reality TV personality of "Real Housewives of Orange County"
Slade Austin Pearce, American actor
(Zachary) Slade Heathcott, American baseball player
Slade Griffin, Australian rugby leaguer
Jackson Slade Pasdar (b. 2001), son of Dixie Chick Natalie Maines and actor Adrian Pasdar

Pop Culture References for the name Slade

Slade, Brtish rock band
Slade, main antagonist from Teen Titans
Slade Wilson aka Deathstroke, character on TV's "Arrow"

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MariposaButterflyaway Says:


Met a horrible disgusting person with this name. Forever ruined for me. But hey, it's not like I was planning on using this.

podsolnechnik13 Says:


This is one of my favourite names, even though I always forget it exists. Personally I think it could be good for a girl, too.

RoddyThlayli Says:


My grandfather wanted to name my father this. However, my grandmother refused and he got named Brian. Personally, I like Brian better.

IsolationHedge Says:


I think of the crazy 70s band Slade.

mabespark Says:


It sounds too harsh to me somehow.

NaomiNY Says:


All I think of is the Teen Titans villain.