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Boy Name: Shad

Name: Shad
Pronunciation: \shad\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Chad, Shadi, Shade
Variant forms: Shadd, Shadoe, Shadow
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1164
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 42126


Shad \shad\ as a boy's name is pronounced shad. It is of English origin. Short form of the biblical Shadrach, the Babylonian name of one of the three young Hebrew men who were cast into a fiery furnace and miraculously survived. Also a nature name: the shad is a common food fish in both Europe and America. Radio/TV personality Shadoe Stevens.

Shad has 3 variant forms: Shadd, Shadoe and Shadow.

Baby names that sound like Shad are Chad, Shadi and Shade.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shad.


Shad is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1164 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#42126 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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