The noble Spanish surname Cades is of toponymic origin, deriving from the place name where the initial bearer lived or held land. Tradition states that the place-name Cadiz derives from the Caldean word "Gader" which literally signifies "boundaries of Hercules." Therefore, the surname Cades signifies "one who came from Cadiz."
The surname Cades was first found in the southern region of Andalusia, an area which has been ruled by Phoenicians,
and the Moors.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gonzalo Cadiz who emigrated to Mexico in 1527.