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Transferred use of the surname, in origin either a local name from the medieval vocabulary word wade ‘ford’ (old English (ge)wæd), or else from a medieval given name representing a survival of Old English Wada, a derivative of wadan ‘to go’, borne, according to legend, by a great sea-giant.
692nd in the U.S.

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Quick facts

Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
80,221
to be exact
North Dakota
has the most people named Wade per capita
1970
marked the height of its popularity
0%
100%
20%
55+
51%
30-54
15%
13-29
13%
0-12

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