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What does Shalom mean?

Shalom Pronunciation of Shalom [shalom] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Shalom) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shalom is "peace". A greeting used by speakers of Hebrew. Model Shalom Harlow.

Associated with: peace.


Shalom has 6 variants: Shalome, Shalva, Shalvah, Shelom, Shilom and Sholome.

1 masculine form: Salem.

Creative forms:
(female) Salom, Shalo, ..

(male) Shalem, Shaso, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shalom Daniella (S.D.), ..

How popular is Shalom?

Shalom is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#41382 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shalom has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shalom name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shalom outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Chalon, Salama, Salima, Salma, Saloma, Salome, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi, Shadoe, Shadow, Shailyn, Shalana, Shalane, Shalee, Shalena, Shalene, Shalia, Shalina, Shalini, Shalynn, Shanon, Sharlot, Sharon, Shavon, Shaylyn, Shilo, Shiloh, Shylo, Shyloh, Soloma and Solome. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shalom.

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