What does Shad mean?
Shad [shad] as a boys' name is pronounced shad. It is of English origin. Short form of the biblical Shadrach, the Babylonian name of one of the three young Hebrew men who were cast into a fiery furnace and miraculously survived. Also a nature name: the shad is a common food fish in both Europe and America. Radio/TV personality Shadoe Stevens.
Associated with: biblical.
(male) Sead, Shaad, ..
(female) Shla, Shle, .. Middle name pairings:
Shad Tristan (S.T.), ..
How popular is Shad?
Shad is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1164 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#30292 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shad was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #506 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Shad▼ is pronounced similarly to Chad▼, Chadd and Shade. Other suggested similar names are Aad, Abad, Ahmad▲, Amad, Asad, Brad▼, Fahad, Fuad, Gad, Imad, Lad, Mead, Ohad, Rad, Read, Saad, Said, Sal, Sam▼, Seal, Sean▼, Shaan, Shaday, Shadi, Shae, Shai, Shaka, Shan, Shandy, Shane▼, Shani, Shann, Shaq, Shaul, Shaun▼, Shaw, Shawn▼, Shay, Shaye, Shayn, Shays, Shea, Shem, Shep, Shia, Shoda, Shug, Sid, Slade, Sohan, Spud, Stan▼, Syd, Syed, Tad, Thad▼ and Vlad. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shad.