What does Shadrach mean?
Shadrach /shad-rach/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Babylonian origin, and the meaning of Shadrach is "command of Aku".
The Babylonian moon god was Aku. 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.
Related boy name: Meshach.Kreatif forms: Sadrach, Shadrachny, Sundrach. [more]
How popular is Shadrach?
Shadrach is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#94676 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent related form of Shadrach (not ranked) listed in the Top 1000 is Shad. This boy name was at the top of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.481%) and has become significantly less popular since. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Shadrach and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)