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What does Shaw mean?

Shaw Pronunciation of Shaw as a boys' name is pronounced shaw. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Shaw is "wood". Place name.

ASSOCIATED WITH Sha-, old english, wood (tree)




Shaw Vihaan (S.V.), ..

How popular is Shaw?

Shaw is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#150 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Shaw has not been listed in the list so far. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaw name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shaw outside U.S.

Similar Names

Shaw is pronounced similarly to Chai, Chayo, Che, Shae, Shai, Shay, Shaye, Shea and Shia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Caw, Daw, Saad, Sal, Sam, Seal, Sean, Shaan, Shad, Shadd, Shade, Shadi, Shadow, Shaka, Shan, Shane, Shani, Shann, Shaq, Shaul, Shaun, Shawn, Shawnn, Shayn, Shays, Shem, Shep, Shug, Sohan, Stan and Thaw. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shaw.

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