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What does Shiloh mean?

Shiloh Pronunciation of Shiloh as a girls' name (also used less widely as boys' name Shiloh) is pronounced SHY-loh. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shiloh is "His gift". Also possibly "peace". Biblical place name. Shiloh is also the site of a crucial battle in the American Civil War. Actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie named their daughter Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.


ASSOCIATED WITH gift, peace, biblical


VARIANTS Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh



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How popular is Shiloh?

Shiloh is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4105 out of 4276, Top 96%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#71143 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Shiloh entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #562 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent varying form of Shiloh (#562 IN 2018) is Shilo. Adoption of these relations of Shiloh is widespread presently (ADOPTION OF 0.03%). Shiloh has been the most prevalent.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shiloh, Shilo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shiloh is pronounced similarly to Shaila, Shailagh, Shaili, Shalee, Shalia, Shaylah, Sheelah, Sheila, Sheilagh, Sheilah, Sheilya, Shela, Shelagh, Shelia, Shella, Shelli, Shelly, Shiela, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shilla, Shula, Shyla and Shylah. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Sairah, Seila, Shadoe, Shadow, Shailyn, Shainah, Shalom, Shalome, Shalva, Shalvah, Shanah, Sharlot, Sharon, Shavon, Shelbi, Shelby, Shell, Shelle, Shelom, Sherah, Shevon, Shieba, Shifra, Shifrah, Shilom, Shimona, Shiona, Shira, Shirah, Shiral, Shiree, Shirl, Shirlea, Shirlee, Shirley, Shirly, Shivahn, Sholome, Shonah, Shyvon, Sile, Silia, Silja, Silke, Silva, Silvi, Silvy, Silya, Simah and Suelo. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shiloh.

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