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Meaning and name origin

Shiloh \sh(i)-loh\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shiloh), is pronounced SHY-loh. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shiloh is "His gift". Also possibly "peace". Biblical place name. Shiloh is also the site of a crucial battle in the American Civil War. Actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie named their daughter Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.


Shiloh has 3 variant forms: Shilo, Shylo and Shyloh.


Shiloh is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4105 out of 4276, Top 96%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#54257 out of 88799, Top 61%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Shiloh for girls. Shiloh reached its highest rank of #596 in the U.S. in 2009 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shiloh name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shiloh is also pronounced similarly to Sheilah, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shilla and Shylah. Another suggested similar baby name is Shilom. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shiloh.