What does Shiloh mean?
Shiloh [shiloh] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Shiloh) is pronounced SHYE-loh. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shiloh is "His gift". Also possibly "peace". Biblical: a prophetic name for the Messiah, Shiloh is also significant as the site of a crucial battle in the American Civil War.
(male) Shaloh, Shiley, ..
(female) Shile, Shili, ..
How popular is Shiloh?
Shiloh is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#71143 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Shiloh for boys. Shiloh entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #894 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of Shiloh and related names. The only other popular variation form of Shiloh (#894 last year) is Shilo. These forms of Shiloh were popular with parents in 2015. Shiloh is the most contemporarily stylish boy name among these.
Shiloh▲ is pronounced similarly to Shelly. Other suggested similar names are Philo, Sahil, Sail, Saulo, Selah, Shadoe, Shadow, Shalmon, Shalom, Shanon, Shavon, Shaylon, Shelby▼, Sheldon▼, Shelomi, Shelomo, Shelton, Shia, Shimon, Shipley, Shipton, Shiva, Shlomi, Shlomo, Sholom, Shovon, Silas▲, Sill, Sills, Simon▲, Sion, Sior, Skielor, Skylor, Smith, Sohil, Spiro, Spiros, Stiles and Thilo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shiloh.See names in meaning and etymology.