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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shlok

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from India says the name Shlok means "Hymn" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Shlok is of Hindu origin and means "Hymn".
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International Interest

How popular is the baby name Shlok in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
2001 5 0 5
2002 9 0 9
2003 9 0 9
2004 20 0 20
2005 13 0 13
2006 31 0 31
2007 23 0 23
2008 29 0 29
2009 52 0 52
2010 34 0 34
2011 58 0 58
2012 57 0 57
2013 41 0 41
2014 73 0 73
2015 65 0 65
2016 72 0 72
2017 53 0 53
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International Interest for Shlok

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Shlok as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shlok

  • How Popular is the name Shlok? Shlok is the 13,924th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shlok have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 644 babies born with the first name Shlok in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shlok to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shlok? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2001 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shlok born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shlok was in 2014 with a total of 73 babies.
  • Random Shlok Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shlok is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Shlok: Your name in reverse order is Kolhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oshkl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shlok born Sep 5, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • 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).