Shalom

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
670
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Shalom

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

Wiktionary

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

Notable Persons Named Shalom

Sam Jaffe was an actor, teacher, and engineer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1934 to 1984. Sam was given the name Shalom Jaffe on March 10th, 1891 in New York City, New York, U.S. Sam is also known as Sam C. Jaffe. He passed away on March 24th, 1984.

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Shalom Harlow is a model. Shalom was born on December 5th, 1973 in Oshawa.

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Shalom H. Schwartz is a notable person.

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Shalom Luani is an important person. Shalom was born on August 5th, 1994 in Pago Pago.

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Shalom Auslander is a leading somebody. Shalom was born in 1970.

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Shalom Hanoch is an israeli rock and hard rock musician. He plays Guitar, Recorder (musical instrument), and Mandolin. He was most prominent from 1967 to present. Shalom was born on September 1st, 1946.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Shalom

Avraham Shalom was an influential person. Avraham was born on June 7th, 1928. He breathed his last breath on June 19th, 2014.

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Stephen Rosskamm Shalom is a noteworthy individual.

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Judah Ben Shalom was an important somebody. He left this life in 1878.

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Isaac Shalom was a leading individual. Isaac was born on September 15th, 1887. He left this life on July 24th, 1968.

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DJ Shalom is an electronic music, jazz, and avant-garde music composer and record producer. They plays Phonograph and Bass guitar. DJ was given the name David Taieb in 1971. DJ is also known as Catman.

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Efraim Shalom is a leading person. Efraim was born on January 17th, 1934 in Iraq.

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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 32 14 18
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 140 49 91
2016 117 42 75

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Popularity of Shalom as a first name

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Popularity of Shalom as a last name

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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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Fun Facts about the name Shalom

  • How Popular is the name Shalom? Shalom is the 5,803rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Shalom was the 33,941st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Shalom have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,485 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 91 babies.
  • Random Shalom Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shalom is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2004.
  • 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 Lsoham. 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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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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