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Shalom

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Peace
  • #5877 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Shalom in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1947 6 0 6
1951 5 0 5
1953 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1960 6 0 6
1962 6 0 6
1963 10 0 10
1964 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 7 0 7
1968 5 0 5
1969 16 8 8
1970 6 6 0
1971 18 10 8
1972 11 11 0
1973 20 12 8
1974 23 12 11
1975 21 9 12
1976 31 14 17
1977 26 11 15
1978 21 11 10
1979 21 5 16
1980 22 10 12
1981 23 0 23
1982 33 15 18
1983 19 6 13
1984 13 0 13
1985 15 0 15
1986 22 10 12
1987 18 0 18
1988 20 0 20
1989 26 5 21
1990 28 7 21
1991 41 13 28
1992 42 11 31
1993 19 0 19
1994 30 6 24
1995 32 7 25
1996 42 12 30
1997 40 16 24
1998 59 29 30
1999 53 17 36
2000 50 18 32
2001 73 27 46
2002 80 28 52
2003 71 21 50
2004 88 26 62
2005 71 23 48
2006 73 23 50
2007 106 35 71
2008 83 32 51
2009 105 38 67
2010 106 37 69
2011 105 39 66
2012 110 44 66
2013 111 50 61
2014 119 45 74
2015 136 49 87

Want to know about the popularity of the Shalom baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,363 babies born with the name Shalom in the United States. That's more than enough Shaloms to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shalom" was in 2015 with a total of 87 babies.

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shalom" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of only 88 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Shalom popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shalom" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shalom as well as things modernly associated with the name Shalom such as celebrities named Shalom.

Origin and Meaning of Shalom

The name "Shalom" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Peace". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Shalom Harlow

Shalom Harlow is a model. Shalom was born in 1973 in Oshawa, Ontario.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Shalom

Shalom Aleichem
Shalom Baranes
Shalom Farms
Shalom Hartman Institute
Shalom Kosher
Shalom Learning
Shalom Auslander
Shalom Kosher Catering

Alternative Meanings

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

Your name in reverse order is "Molahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Msaloh". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shalom born Apr 10, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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