Of English origin.

A masculine and a feminine name.

It means “traveler”.

From the Old English first name “Wada”, deriving from the word “wadan”, meaning “to go”.

Wade is also an Old English place name, meaning “a ford”.

Other masculine forms of the name are: Wayde and Waid.

Famous male bearers are Wade Boggs, Wade Miley, Wade Barrett, Wade Smith.

Famous female bearer is Wade Morissette.