Jade

Jade - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jade, meaning stone of the side, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1494. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jade and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jade? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jade. The baby girl name Jade was given to 2,698 baby girls in 2012, ranking #112 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 524 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jade peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2002 on position 86.



Famous with this name

Riley Jade
Jade Sakori
Jade MacRae


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Jade is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jade is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #41 - and is the least popular in West Virginia at position #296.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jade is where you live.


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Jade origin and meaning

Jade is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means stone of the side. To see famous people named Jade, pop culture references for the name Jade and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jade

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jade, sorted by popularity.

Judith / Judy / Jodi / Jada / Jody / Jodie / Jayda / Judi / Jaida / Jayde /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012112
2011113
2010114
2009129
2008129
2007113
2006111
2005113
2004109
2003101
200286
200198
2000116
1999117
1998125
1997128
1996145
1995166
1994161
1993150
1992180
1991211
1990219
1989235
1988287
1987284
1986286
1985326
1984339
1983308
1982373
1981598
1980675
1979647
1978763
1977930
1976935
1975952
19741346
19731783
19721200
19711461
19701337
19691647
19681625
19671656
19661857
19652395
19632415
19622179
19612201
19602154
19591814
19561908
19501772
19481695
19461893
19451494

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii41
Nevada44
New Mexico64
South Dakota74
California77
Oklahoma78
Florida84
Texas85
District of Columbia86
Maryland89
Louisiana94
Arizona95
Alaska96
Oregon96
New York99
Colorado106
Georgia112
Delaware114
Connecticut117
New Jersey117
Illinois120
Washington124
Michigan125
Maine136
Rhode Island137
Missouri141
Virginia144
Mississippi145
Utah147
Iowa147
Alabama154
Pennsylvania155
North Carolina156
South Carolina163
Arkansas163
Wisconsin167
Tennessee171
Ohio174
Kansas184
Nebraska203
Kentucky203
Massachusetts224
Indiana237
Idaho252
Minnesota256
West Virginia296

Even more about Jade


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jade a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jade?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2002
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jade
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 524
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +2,698

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