Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 107,067 people named Shaw in the UK. That makes it the 61th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 1,695 are named Shaw.
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Related and similar surnamesChaw
The Shaw surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.