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Boy Name: Shalom

Name: Shalom
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-lom\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shalom's also a girl name)
Meaning: peace
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Salem
Sounds Like: Shlomo, Shlomi, Shelomo, Shelomi
Variant forms: Sholom, Solomon


Shalom \sh(a)-lom\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shalom), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shalom is "peace". Related to Solomon. Also a common greeting in Hebrew.

Shalom has 2 variant forms: Sholom and Solomon.

For more information, see also the related name Salem.

Baby names that sound like Shalom are Shlomo, Shlomi, Shelomo and Shelomi.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shalom.


Shalom is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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