What does Shadow mean?
Shadow /shad-ow/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Shadow) is of English derivation. Shadow is a variant transcription of Shad (English): short variation of the biblical Shadrach. Compare surname Schadow.
Shadow has 1 variant: Shadoe.
Shadow has 1 more related form via Shad: Shadd.Kreatif forms: Sheedow, Shodow, Shudow. [more]
How popular is Shadow?
Shadow is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#71610 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Shadow and related names. The only popular alternative form of Shadow (outside Top 1000) is Shad. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.481%) and has become significantly less popular since. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)