Wade Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Wade:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English wada (go), which is from the verb wadan (to go). Alternatively, the name arose from the Old English gewæd, wæd (ford, wading place) and was indicative of one who dwelled near a ford.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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