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Shalom (boy)

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What does Shalom mean?

Shalom /sha-lom/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Shalom) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shalom is "peace". Related to Solomon. Also a common greeting in Hebrew.

Associated with: peace.


Shalom has 2 variants: Sholom and Solomon.

Affiliated boy name: Salem.

Shalom has 4 more related forms via Solomon: Salmon, Salomo, Salomon and Shalmon.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Salom, Shialom, ..

(female) Shalet, Shalo, ..

How popular is Shalom?

Shalom is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#41382 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Shalom for boys. Shalom was first listed in 2004 and reached its apex position of #1969 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Shalom and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Shalom are Solomon (#380 in recent rankings), Salem (#1503) and Salomon. These forms of Shalom were favored as baby names in 2014 (median #1470). Solomon is the most chic boy name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shalom, Salem, Salomon, Solomon in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Absalom, Avshalom, Malcom, Marom, Saleem, Salim, Salton, Sam, Samm, Sansom, Saulo, Savoy, Saxon, Scanlon, Seal, Sealey, Seaton, Selim, Shaan, Shabat, Shad, Shaday, Shadd, Shadi, Shadoe, Shadow, Shae, Shafar, Shafik, Shafiq, Shafir, Shai, Shaine, Shamir, Shan, Shanan, Shandon, Shanen, Shani, Shanley, Shann, Shannon, Shanon, Shaque, Sharif, Shashi, Shasta, Shaul, Shaun, Shavon, Shaw, Shawn, Shay, Shayan, Shaye, Shaylon, Shayn, Shayne, Shays, Shelby, Sheldon, Shelly, Shelomi, Shelomo, Shelton, Shilo, Shiloh, Shlomi, Shlomo, Shovon, Shylo, Shyloh, Slim, Strom and Thom. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shalom.