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Cadence Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Cadence is of English origin.

The meaning of Cadence is "rhythm, rhythmic".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 335  in baby name popularity for girls with 998 occurrences.  It ranked 1878 in popular baby names for boys with 77 occurrences. 

View the Cadence Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cadence has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cadence to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Cadence include Cadena, Kadence, Kaidence, Kandace, Kaydence.

The names Cadencia, Cadenza, Caedence, Caydence, Kandake are all forms of Cadence.

Other Tidbits

Cadence falls into the musical name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cadence in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cadence.

Just for fun, see the name Cadence in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cadence in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.