Cache name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cache

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  1. A submission from Idaho, U.S. says the name Cache means "A place of storage" and is of French origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun cache
  1. A hole in the ground, or other hiding place, for concealing and preserving provisions which it is inconvenient to carry.
  2. That which is hidden in a cache{2}; a hoard; a stockpile.
  3. [Computers] A form of memory in a computer which has a faster access time than most of main memory, and is usually used to store the most frequently accessed data in main memory during execution of a program.

Etymology: F., a hiding place, fr. cacher to conceal, to hide

verb cache
To store in a cache{1}.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)
  2. (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics
  3. A secret store of valuables or money
  4. Save up as for future use

From French cache (as used by French Canadian trappers to mean "hiding place for stores"), from the verb cacher.

  1. A store of things that may be required in the future, which can be retrieved rapidly, protected or hidden in some way.
    Members of the 29-man Discovery team laid down food to allow the polar team to travel light, hopping from food to food on their return journey.
  2. (computing) A fast temporary storage where recently or frequently used information is stored to avoid having to reload it from a slower storage medium.
  3. (geocaching) A container containing treasure in a global treasure-hunt game.

    cache was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, Norman, Portuguese, and Spanish

    Notable Persons Named Cache

    Notable Persons Named Cache

    Cache Ambrister

    Cache was born on September 26th, 1989.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Cache

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Cache

    Benedikt de Cache

    Benedikt was born in 1740. He died in 1809.


    Fun Facts about the name Cache

  1. How Popular is the name Cache? Cache is the 9,265th most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Cache have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,284 babies born with the first name Cache in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cache to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Cache? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Cache first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cache is Sunday, August 7th, 1904.
  5. What year had the most people named Cache born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cache was in 2012 with a total of 59 babies.
  6. Random Cache Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cache is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 15 babies in Utah have the same name in 2005.
  7. Weird things about the name Cache: The name spelled backwards is Ehcac. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Checa. How do you pronounce that?
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