Origin of the name SHEDAD.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SHEDAD.
SHEDAD (شدّاد). "Strong."
In Arabian history the son of the patriarch Ad,
and successor to his brother Shedid
(q.v.). He conquered all Arabia and Irak, and built a splendid
palace or paradise which he called Irem, but he was miraculously slain on
account of his impiety. He and all his family were giants.
(An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876)