Dade Family History
Dade Name Meaning
Irish: shortened form of McDade ‘son of David’. English: from Middle English dade ded(e) dide ‘deed exploit’ probably applied as a nickname commemorating some exploit perpetrated by the bearer or for someone noted for his derring-do. Compare Deeds . North German: from the personal name Dode based on the element dod which was formed by reduplication (it may be derived from baby talk) and does not have a particular meaning.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022