Bade Family History
Bade Name Meaning
English: probably from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Bad(d)a, which is of uncertain origin, perhaps a short form of the various compound names with the first element beadu ‘battle’. North German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with badu ‘strife’, ‘battle’. North German: occupational name from Middle Low German bade ‘messenger’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press