Meaning:Upper thicket, upper wooded area
Parents who have been wandering through forests in search of the perfect baby name will love this original choice. Upshaw is a masculine moniker of English origin, meaning “upper thicket” or “upper wooded area.” With a quintessential English sound, this name conjures up images of the countryside and would be an apt choice for anglophiles. Upshaw was first used as a surname, but has since garnered some popularity as a given name in its own right. You might also recognize it from the likes of American football player Courtney Upshaw, Major League Baseball player Willie Upshaw, and American football player Gene Upshaw.

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