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670
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in 2010

Shalom

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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

Fun Facts about the name Shalom

  • How many people with the first name Shalom have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,363 babies born with the first name Shalom in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shalom to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shalom? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Shalom first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shalom is Wednesday, April 25th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Shalom born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shalom was in 2015 with a total of 87 babies.
  • Random Shalom Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shalom is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Shalom: Your name in reverse order is Molahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hamlos. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shalom? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 670 people with the last name Shalom.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shalom? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Shalom as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shalom U.S.
  White 90.75% 64.26%
  African American 2.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.90% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shalom

People with the last name Shalom are most frequently White

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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.

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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.

From Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalóm, “peace, well-being; Hello, good-bye”), from Proto-Semitic *šalām- (“peace”).

shalom was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

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

What does the name Shalom mean?

Sis for serious, not always joking.

His for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Ais for adorable, how precious

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

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