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Cadence - Meaning of Cadence

What does Cadence mean?

Meaning of the name CadenceKaydenceKadenceCadieneCadyKadenzaCadenCadenciaCaydenceCadynaCadenaCadianCadienneKadenaCadenzaCadianne

[ 2 syll. ca-den-ce, cad-e-nce ] The baby girl name Cadence is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced KEY-DahNZ †. Cadence's origin and use are both in the English language. The English word cadence refers to the rhythmic flow of sounds; it is ultimately of the Latin cadens. In literature, the name has appeared in Armistead Maupin's novel Maybe the Moon (1992); in film, the name has appeared in American Wedding (also known as American Pie 3) (2003).

Cadence has 15 forms. Forms of the name include Cadena, Cadencia, Cadenza, Cadian, Cadianne, Cadiene, Cadienne, Cadyna, Caydence, Kadena, Kadence, Kadenza, and Kaydence. Other English variants include the contracted form Caden, and the diminutive Cady.

See also the related categories, moon, word (element), literature, and american.

Cadence is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity during the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2005, 0.083% of baby girls were named Cadence. It had a ranking of #206 then. The baby name has experienced a decline in popularity since then. In 2016, it ranked at #376 with a usage of 0.045%, but it was nevertheless the most popular out of all girl names in its family. Cadence was 2.273% more popular than the 2nd ranked name, Kaydence, in 2016. Cadence has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.

Baby names that sound like Cadence include Kaydence, Cataina, Cateemah, Kadence, Kistnah, Cadena, Cadenza, Cadyna, Cateama, Cateamah, Cateima, Cateimah, Catiema, Catiemah, Catyma, Catymah, Costanza, Kadena, Kadenza, and Kateama.

† Pronunciation for Cadence: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"


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