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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shevchenko, Taras Grigoryevich Shevchenkonoun

    Ukranian poet (1814-1861)


  1. Shevchenkonoun

    A Ukrainian surname.

  2. Shevchenkonoun

    Taras Shevchenko, a Ukrainian writer (1814 – 1861).


  1. Shevchenko

    Shevchenko (alternative spellings Schevchenko, Ševčenko, Shevcenko, Szewczenko, Chevchenko; Ukrainian: Шевченко [ʃeu̯ˈtʃɛnko]), a family name of Ukrainian origin. It is derived from the Ukrainian word shvets (Ukrainian: швець), "cobbler/shoemaker", and the suffix -enko, denoting descent. It is somewhat equivalent to occupational surnames: German Schumacher, English Shoemaker and Shoesmith, also Laster.


  1. shevchenko

    Shevchenko is a commonly used surname in Ukraine, and it typically refers to Taras Shevchenko, a renowned Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, and political figure of the 19th century, often considered the national poet of Ukraine. In broader terms, it could also refer to individuals, institutions, or places named after him.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shevchenko is ranked #24388 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Shevchenko surname appeared 1,027 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Shevchenko.

    99% or 1,017 total occurrences were White.
    0.4% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shevchenko in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shevchenko in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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