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Boy Name: Shiloh

Name: Shiloh
Pronunciation: \sh(i)-loh\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Shiloh's also a girl name)
Meaning: His gift
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Chill, Shelly
Variant forms: Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 54257


Shiloh \sh(i)-loh\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Shiloh), is pronounced SHYE-loh. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shiloh is "His gift". Also possibly "peace". Biblical: a prophetic name for the Messiah, Shiloh is also significant as the site of a crucial battle in the American Civil War.

Shiloh has 3 variant forms: Shilo, Shylo and Shyloh.

Baby names that sound like Shiloh are Chill and Shelly.


Shiloh is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#54257 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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