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What does Shalva mean?

Shalva Pronunciation of Shalva [shal-va] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and Shalva means "peace". Shalva is an alternate spelling of Shalom (Hebrew).

Associated with: peace.


Shalva has 1 variant: Shalvah.

3 more related forms via Shalom: Shalome, Shelom and Shilom.

Creative forms:
(female) Shalja, Shalsa, ..

(male) Shala, Shalve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shalva Abigayle (S.A.), ..

How popular is Shalva?

Shalva is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Shalva is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shalva has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ahava, Chalia, Chava, Malva, Sallvia, Salma, Salvia, Shadia, Shadya, Shaela, Shaena, Shaila, Shaina, Shaka, Shalana, Shalaya, Shalee, Shalena, Shalia, Shalina, Shalisa, Shalita, Shaliza, Shana, Shanda, Shanea, Shania, Shanna, Shanta, Shara, Sharla, Shasta, Shauna, Shawna, Shaya, Shayda, Shayla, Shaylla, Shayna, Shela, Shelbea, Shelbi, Shelby, Shelia, Shella, Sheva, Shila, Shilea, Shilla, Shula, Shyla, Silva, Silvi, Silvia, Silvy, Silvya, Sylva, Sylvia, Thalia and Thalya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shalva.

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