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What does the name "Shalom" mean?

Shalom (Hebrew): Peace

The name "Shalom" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Peace". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

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

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How popular is the name "Shalom" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Shalom? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,220 babies born with the name Shalom in the United States. That's more than enough Shaloms to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1947 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shalom" was in 2007 with a total of 71 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shalom" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 110 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Shalom popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shalom in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Shalom

Shalom Harlow

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


Here's something for you to ponder on...

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