Meaning and name origin
Shadow \sh(a)-dow\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shadow), is of English origin. Shadow is a variant of Shad (English): 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.
Shadow has 1 variant form: Shadoe.
Shadow is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#54282 out of 88799, Top 61%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Shadow and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Shad. (2014 statistics).