Given Name SHADRACH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: שַׁדְרַך (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: SHAD-rak (English), SHAY-drak (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "command of Aku" in Akkadian, Aku being the name of the Babylonian god of the moon. In the Old Testament Shadrach is the Babylonian name of Hananiah, one of the three men cast into a fiery furnace but saved by God.