Slade Family History
Slade Name Meaning
English (Somerset): from Middle English slade ‘valley low-lying marshy ground’ (Old English slæd). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or by a valley or marsh or habitational for someone from any of several minor places so named: the placename Slade is especially common in Devon where eighteen examples are known.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press