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Wade Surname Origin
1. (Origin English) From the personal name Wade. 2. (Origin Dutch) From Weide, a meadow or pasture.
Surname Variations: Wade, Waide, Weide
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Wade Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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