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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. CHAD
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Meaning & History

From the Old English name Ceadda, which is of unknown meaning, possibly based on Welsh cad "battle". This was the name of a 7th-century English saint. Borne primarily by Catholics, it was a rare name until the 1960s when it started to become more common amongst the general population. This is also the name of a country in Africa, though it originates from a different source.

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VariantShad
Other Languages & CulturesCeadda(Anglo-Saxon)

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