Last name: CADE

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CADE : This last name is indexed 62,808 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CADE : 1: English: possibly from a Middle English form of the Old English personal name Cada itself probably of Brittonic origin from any of a number of names beginning with catu- ‘battle’.2: English: perhaps a nickname for a gentle or inoffensive person from Middle English cade ‘young animal left by its mother and brought up by hand as a domestic pet’. In southern England cad is found in dialects meaning ‘youngest and smallest of a family of any kind’.3: French (also Cadé): topographic name from cade ‘juniper’ (from Latin catanus).

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