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Meaning and name origin

Shalom \sh(a)-lom\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 variant forms: Sholom and Solomon.

For more information, see also the related boy name Salem.


Shalom is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Shalom and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Solomon (#380). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Solomon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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