Shalom

Shalom - A very unique male name



  Jan 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shalom, meaning peace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1963 on position #1529. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shalom and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shalom? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Shalom. The baby boy name Shalom was given to 44 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1708 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 37,297 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shalom peaked in popularity 50 years ago in 1967 on position 1512.



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Shalom is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shalom is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #539 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,193.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Shalom is where you live.


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Shalom origin and meaning

Shalom is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means peace. To see famous people named Shalom, pop culture references for the name Shalom and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shalom

We've found the following names that sound similar to Shalom, sorted by popularity.

Solomon / Shlomo / Salomon / Shulem / Sholom / Saleem / Salman / Shlome / Salim / Shloime /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121708
20111782
20101731
20091806
20081914
20071844
20061901
20051984
20041539
20031899
20021670
20011836
20002271
19991974
19981922
19972511
19962434
19952138
19942339
19932187
19922223
19911953
19901998
19892112
19882252
19871951
19862082
19852019
19842020
19831847
19821796
19811643
19802113
19791653
19771645
19761693
19751897
19741582
19691607
19671512
19631529

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey539
New York739
Florida1552
California2193

Even more about Shalom


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Shalom a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shalom?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1967
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Shalom
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 37,297
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1963
2012 births +44

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