Shad

Shad - A very unique male name



  Jul 15,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shad, meaning battle warrior, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1963 on position #1742. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shad and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shad? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shad. The baby boy name Shad was given to 8 baby boys in 2011, ranking #3249 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 206,655 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shad peaked in popularity 47 years ago in 1971 on position 407.



Famous with this name

Shad Moss
Shad Hart
David Shad


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Shad is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shad is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #498 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #498.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shad is where you live.


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Shad origin and meaning

Shad is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means battle warrior. To see famous people named Shad, pop culture references for the name Shad and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shad

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shad, sorted by popularity.

Scott / Seth / Scotty / Scot / Scottie / Syed / Said / Saad / Sixto / Shaheed /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20113249
20084311
20033967
20023306
20003005
19993174
19982556
19972410
19962005
19951968
19941994
19931970
19921557
19912161
19902434
19893362
19881652
19872147
19861569
19851610
19842553
19831139
19821006
1981950
1980947
1979783
1978637
1977629
1976600
1975516
1974450
1973429
1972417
1971407
1970627
1969808
19681017
1967986
19661202
19631742

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah498

Even more about Shad


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shad a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shad?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1971
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Shad
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 206,655
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1963
2011 births +8

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