What does Shadow mean?
Shadow \sh(a)-dow\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Shadow) is of English derivation. Shadow is a variant of Shad (English): short form of the biblical Shadrach. Scarcely used as a birth name.
Shadow has 1 variant: Shadoe.
Shadow has 1 more related form via Shad: Shadd.
Shadow is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#54282 out of 88799, Top 61%). (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 (#unlisted) is Shad. This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 and has become significantly less popular since. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)