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Shadow Family History

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

10,138 Historical Documents with Shadow on Ancestry.com
1,791 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,124 Military Records
69 Immigration Records
1,521 Census and Voter Lists
5,633 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Shadow Families

  • Number of Shadow families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Shadow families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Shadow last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Shadow census records

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Shadow Family Origin

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Shadow Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Shadow

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Shadow Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Shadow Civil War Service Records

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