Kadence is a musical name that has a certain flow, which is important when the meaning is literally “musical.” This baby name is an alternative spelling to Cadence, which is much more popular than this one. Kadence, in fact, only ranks at number 1,000 as of 2020.

Meaning of the name Kadence:

American: musical

Origin of the name Kadence:

Kadence is a variation on the name Cadence. This name comes from the word spelled “cadence” as well. This word means “rhythm” and flow.”

Symbolism of the name Kadence:

The baby name Kadence means “musical” as it comes from the word or name “Cadence.” The original spelling has to do with the rhythm of a song.

Baby name Kadence

Style of the name Kadence:


Gender of the name Kadence:

Kadence is a musical name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Kadence:


Number of syllables in the name Kadence:


Emotion evoked from the name Kadence:

Kadence feels young, musical, and relaxed. It is a fun and spirited name.

Alternative spellings for the name Kadence:

Nicknames for the name Kadence:

Popularity of the name Kadence:

Kadence has been on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Index most years since 2003. It did not make the list in 2019. The name reached its highest from 2004 to 2008 when it was a top 400 option. As of 2020, it is exactly rank 1,000.

Related names for the name Kadence:

Great middle names for Kadence and their meanings:

  • Rae (ewe, female sheep)
  • Elise (God's promise)
  • Alexandra (defender of men)
  • Joy (happiness, joyful)
  • Penelope (weaver)
  • Savannah (treeless plain)
  • Elena (sun ray, shining light)
  • Monroe (“mouth of the river Rotha)

Famous people with the name Kadence:

  • Kadence Roach (actress, “Dashing Through the Snow”)
  • Kadence Hawk (daughter of Tony Hawk)

Kadences in popular culture:

  • Kadence (character from “Xanth” book series created by Piers Anthony)