The abundance of cadir, a tree which is a good material for building houses, is the root of the name of this barangay. People from neighboring barangays and sitios frequented the place to find this kind of trees for building purposes. Nowadays, we would still see some of those trees thriving in this place which is popularly called Cacadiran.
The present official name of the barangay is Cacadiran. At present it is one of the most progressive barangays of the municipality. It is seven kilometers away from the poblacion and also the last barangay situated at the eastern part of Cabugao. Dialect predominantly spoken is Tagalog and Ilocano. Its total land area is 304 hectares. Adjacent to the barangay is the Cabugao River (north), Nagsincaoan (south), and Brgy. Cuantacla (west).
Barangay officials undertake their meetings twice a month and a special meeting is made to discuss matters pertaining to the development of the barangay. Resolutions are being passed and adopted on the improvement of the different plans and orders for the implementation and development of the different projects in the barangay.