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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shalin

"Shalin" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Cotton Plant". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.


Notable Persons Named Shalin

Shalin was born on March 28th, 1978.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shalin

Pavel was born on April 15th, 1987 in Lipetsk.


Sergei Shalin is a soccer player for the FC Torpedo Vladimir and FC Tyumen. Sergei was born on August 14th, 1990.


Vladimir Shalin was a soccer player for the FC Dynamo Moscow and FC Fakel Voronezh. Vladimir was born on March 28th, 1965 in Moscow. He died on June 9th, 2011.


Roman Shalin is a sports team member for the FC Ural Sverdlovsk Oblast.


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Popularity of Shalin as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Shalin

  • How Popular is the name Shalin? Shalin is the 16,297th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shalin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 487 babies born with the first name Shalin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shalin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shalin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shalin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shalin was in 1999 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Shalin: Your name in reverse order is Nilahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsniha. How do you pronounce that?

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