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What does Upshaw mean?

Upshaw Pronunciation of Upshaw [up-shaw] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Upshaw is "upper thicket". Place name.

Associated with: old english, thicket (tree).


Creative forms:
(male) Urshaw, Usshaw, ..


Middle name pairings:
Upshaw Talon (U.T.), ..

How popular is Upshaw?

Upshaw is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#4675 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Upshaw has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Gustaw, Renshaw, Shaw, Thaw, Usher and Ussher. Like Upshaw, these names are not commonly used.

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