Cadence \c(a)-den-ce, cad(e)-nce\ as a girl's name is pronounced KAY-dens. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cadence is "with rhythm". Modern name based on the musical term. A feminine name linked with the masculine name Caden. Literary: Cadence Roth is the main character in Armistead Maupin's 1992 novel "Maybe the Moon". Ca;dence Flaherty is a character in the 2003 film "American wedding".