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Girl Name: Sade

Name: Sade
Pronunciation: \s(a)-de\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: honor confers a crown
Origin: Nigerian
Sounds Like: Sadie, Sadye, Sadee
Variant forms: Sada, Sadia, Sadina
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1744
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 39350


Sade \s(a)-de\ as a girl's name is pronounced shah-DAY, shar-DAY. Short form of Folasade, a Yoruban/African name meaning "honor confers a crown". The Nigerian singer Sade has influenced popularity of the name and the shar-DAY pronunciation. See also Shadiya and Sharde.

Sade has 3 variant forms: Sada, Sadia and Sadina.

Baby names that sound like Sade are Sadie, Sadye and Sadee.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sade.


Sade is a very popular first name for women (#1744 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#39350 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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