Gade Family History
Gade Name Meaning
Danish and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived on the main street of a town from gade ‘street thoroughfare’. German (also Gäde): from a personal name a short form of various compound names (for example Gottlieb ) formed with Middle Low German gōd ‘good’ or god got ‘god’. Compare Gaede . German: from Old Saxon gigado Middle High German gate ‘companion’ a byname for a companionable man. Indian (Maharashtra; pronounced as two syllables): Maratha metonymic occupational name denoting a carter from Marathi gaḍa ‘cart’. Indian (Andhra Pradesh): variant of Gadde .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022