First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shaq

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Alt. Meaning

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Q is for questioning, what is right?

Notable Persons Named Shaq

Shaq Lawson is a football player. Shaq was born on June 17th, 1994 in Central, South Carolina.


Shaq Thompson is an athlete for the Carolina Panthers. Shaq was born on April 21st, 1994 in Sacramento, California. Shaq is also known as Green-Thompson and Shaquille.


Shaq Mason is a football player for the New England Patriots. Shaq was born on August 28th, 1993 in Columbia, Tennessee.


Shaq Coulthirst is a soccer player for the Peterborough United F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Reserves, Academy, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Torquay United F.C., Southend United F.C., York City F.C., Wigan Athletic F.C., and England national under-19 football team. Shaq was born on November 2nd, 1994 in Hackney, England.


Shaq Moore is a soccer player for the Real Oviedo Vetusta, IMG Academy, FC Dallas, Huracán Valencia CF, United States men's national under-17 soccer team, United States men's national under-18 soccer team, and United States men's national under-20 soccer team. Shaq was born on November 22nd, 1996 in Powder Springs, United States.


Shaq McDonald is a soccer player for the F.C. Halifax Town, Derby County F.C., Birmingham City F.C. Reserves, Academy, Chasetown F.C., Peterborough United F.C., Chester F.C., Histon F.C., York City F.C., and Cheltenham Town F.C. Shaq was born on July 19th, 1995 in Birmingham, England.


Fun Facts about the name Shaq

  • When was the first name Shaq first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shaq is Saturday, August 8th, 1998.
  • How unique is the name Shaq? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shaq. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shaq: Your name in reverse order is Qahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shaq. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shaq born Aug 21, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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