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Gender: M Meaning of Wade: "at the river crossing" Origin of Wade: English Wade's Popularity in 2016: #406

Wade has never been outside the US Top 1000 for boys - there's a reason for that. It has a clean spelling, fresh sound and is neither too trendy (unlike Kade or Cade) or too old-school (like Richard or Albert). We think Wade is a winning name.

Famous People Named Wade

Wade Anthony Boggs, American baseball player
Wade Hampton, American Civil War general and politician from South Carolina
Wade Leon Smith, American football player
Wade Allen Miley, American baseball player
Wade Imre Morissette, Canadian musician; twin sister Alanis Morissette
Wade Davis, Canadian anthropologist and author
Wade Barrett (born Stuart Alexander "Stu" Bennett), English professional wrestler
Henry Wade, legendary former District Attorney of Dallas, Texas, famous for Roe v. Wade
Wade Langham (b. 1970), son of singer Rita MacNeil and David Langham
Wade Stormonth-Darling (b. 2011), son of actress Honeysuckle Weeks and Lorne Stormonth-Darling
Wade Wall Upham (b. 2016), son of Cate Edwards and Trevor Upham; grandson of politician John and Elizabeth Edwards

Pop Culture References for the name Wade

Wade Kingsley, main character in the film "Pardners"
Wade Winston Wilson aka Deadpool, Marvel Comics character
Wade Kinsella, character on TV's "Hart of Dixie"
Wade, Genius character in animated series "Kim Possible"
Wade "Cry-baby" Walker, Johnny Depp's character in movie "Cry-Baby"
Wade "Unique" Adams, character on TV's "Glee"
Wade Hampton Hamilton, son of Scarlett O'Hara and Charles Hamilton in "Gone With the Wind" by Margaret Mitchell
Wade the Duck, character in comic strip "U.S. Acres" and TV's Garfield and Friends
Miss Wade, character in 'Little Dorrit' by Charles Dickens
Wade Watts, main character of the novel "Ready Player One"
General Wade Eiling, character on TV's "The Flash"

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