[ 1 syll. wa-de, wad-e ] The baby girl name Wade is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced Wey-D †. Wade is of English origin. The meaning of Wade is 'to cross the river ford'. See Wade for more information.
See also the related category river.
Wade is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Wade has in the last century been primarily given to boys.
† English pronunciation for Wade: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"