JADE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, French
PRONOUNCED: JAYD (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the name of the precious stone that is often used in carvings. It is derived from Spanish (piedra de la) ijada meaning "(stone of the) flank", relating to the belief that jade could cure renal colic. As a given name, it came into general use during the 1970s.
Related Names
VARIANT: Jayde (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Jada, Jaida, Jayda (English)
Popularity
United States  ranked #112 
England/Wales  ranked #302 
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Australia (NSW)  ranked #89 
Belgium  ranked #20 
France  ranked #6 
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Netherlands  ranked #96 
New Zealand  ranked #83 
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