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Topographic surname for someone who lived in a hovel, from Middle English schade (shade, shadow; shad).

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Shedd (countable and uncountable, plural Shedds)

  1. A surname from Middle English.
  2. A census-designated place in Linn County, Oregon, United States.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Shedd is the 8512nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3868 individuals. Shedd is most common among White (89.3%) individuals.

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