Shiloh

Shiloh - A very unique female name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shiloh, meaning tranquil, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1970 on position #2139. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shiloh and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shiloh? 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 Shiloh. The baby girl name Shiloh was given to 407 baby girls in 2012, ranking #629 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,472 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shiloh peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2009 on position 583.



Famous with this name

Shiloh Fernandez
Shiloh Greathouse
Shiloh Nelson


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Shiloh is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shiloh is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #258 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #1,176.

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 Shiloh is where you live.


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Shiloh origin and meaning

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

Similar to Shiloh

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

Sheila / Sally / Shelly / Shelley / Shelia / Sallie / Shayla / Shellie / Skyla / Shelli /

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
2012629
2011619
2010624
2009583
2008649
2007794
20061394
20052194
20042059
20032352
20022323
20013070
20002178
19992083
19981783
19971667
19961705
19951687
19941822
19932349
19922758
19912233
19902286
19891861
19882390
19872356
19862337
19852867
19841920
19831880
19821712
19811556
19801783
19791368
19781259
19771707
19761584
19751827
19742132
19731763
19721899
19713000
19702139

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii258
West Virginia285
Arkansas352
Tennessee394
Idaho399
Iowa438
Kansas471
North Carolina473
Maryland515
Colorado516
Georgia534
Missouri575
Virginia591
Michigan597
California615
Pennsylvania621
New York643
Utah656
Illinois689
Texas751
Wisconsin752
Florida753
Ohio773
Minnesota777
Alabama786
Washington837
Louisiana851
Massachusetts884
Arizona951
New Jersey1146
Indiana1176

Even more about Shiloh


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 Shiloh 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Shiloh?

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
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shiloh
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,472
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1970
2012 births +407

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