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Shadrach meaning and name origin

Shadrach \sh(a)-dra-ch, shad-rach\ as a boy's name is of Babylonian origin, and the meaning of Shadrach is "command of Aku". Aku was the Babylonian moon god. In the Old Testament, one of the three Hebrew men thrown into a fiery furnace by King Nebuchadnezzar and rescued by an angel. Used steadily in the 16th-19th centuries.

Shadrach has 3 variant forms: Shad, Shadrack and Shadrick.

For more information, see also the related name Meshach.

Baby names that sound like Shadrach are Chadrick and Chadric.

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Popularity of Shadrach

Shadrach is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Shadrach compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Shadrach only.

Popularity of name Shadrach
Popularity of Shadrach