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pinWhat does Shalom mean?

Shalom /sha-lom/ [2 sylls.] 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: 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 in 2014), Soloman and Sol. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5003%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.2067%, down 58.7%), with the version Sol becoming less in vogue. Solomon (#380) is the most chic boy name here, and there is a revival in baby name usage for this name. (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.