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Shadow Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. The name Shadue, Schadewe is recorded in England in the 12th and 13th centuries, from Middle English shadwe ‘shadow’, Old English sceadu (see Shade). However, there is no evidence of its continuation into modern times in this form.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Shaw, Shade, Sharlow, Meadow, Shad, Sharrow, Sandow, Shady, Sudlow

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Shadow Family Origin

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Shadow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farmem

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Minister

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Shadow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Shadow's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmem and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shadow. A less common occupation for the Shadow family was Minister.

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Shadow Life Expectancy

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