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pinWhat 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.


Shalom has 2 variants: Sholom and Solomon.

Affiliated boy name: Salem.

Shalom has 9 more related forms via Solomon: Salmon, Salomo, Salomon, Salomone, Shalmon, Sol, Solaman, Sollie and Soloman.

Kreatif forms: Shalim, Shanlom, Shialom. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Shalom and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Shalom (outside Top 1000) are Solomon (#380 2 years ago), Soloman and Sol. These forms of Shalom were favored as baby names during 1880-1889 (average #499) and are somewhat less popular today (#793, down 58.7%). Solomon has been the most prominent, and Sol used to be popular. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sol, Soloman, Solomon in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Salim, Shaylon, Shelomi, Shelomo, Shlomi and Shlomo. Like Shalom, these names are not frequently used.