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What does Shadow mean?

Shadow Pronunciation of Shadow [shad-ow] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shadow) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Shadow is "shade".

Associated with: old english.


Shadow has 1 variant: Shadoe.

Creative forms:
(female) Salow, Shadon, ..

(male) Shadad, Shadin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shadow Linda (S.L.), ..

How popular is Shadow?

Shadow is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#71610 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shadow has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shadow name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shadow outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shadow is pronounced similarly to Shadae, Shadai, Shadi, Shadia, Shadiya, Shadya and Shayda. Other suggested similar names are Sada, Sadah, Sade, Sadee, Sadia, Sadie, Sadona, Sadye, Sato, Shade, Shadonna, Shaela, Shaena, Shaila, Shaina, Shaka, Shalee, Shalom, Shalome, Shan, Shanda, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandi, Shandon, Shandra, Shandy, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shania, Shanit, Shanna, Shannon, Shanon, Shanta, Shante, Shara, Sharan, Sharay, Shardae, Sharel, Sharen, Shari, Sharie, Sharik, Sharil, Sharlot, Sharon, Sharona, Sharyl, Shasta, Shaun, Shauna, Shavon, Shavona, Shawna, Shawni, Shaya, Shayan, Shaye, Shayna, Shayne, Shelom, Sheron, Shiloh, Shilom and Shyvon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shadow.

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