Meaning and Origin of: Shade

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Secretive
  • English : Mystique

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish and English : topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, from Old English scēad ‘boundary’.
  • Scottish and English : nickname for a very thin man, from Middle English schade ‘shadow’, ‘wraith’.
  • Scottish and English : Americanized spelling of German and Dutch Schade.