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Girl Name: Shiloh

Name: Shiloh
Pronunciation: \sh(i)-loh\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Shiloh's also a boy name)
Meaning: His gift
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Shilah, Shilla, Shilea, Shila, Sheilah, Shylah
Variant forms: Shilo, Shylo, Shyloh
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 4105
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 54257


Shiloh \sh(i)-loh\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Shiloh), is pronounced SHY-loh. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Shiloh is "His gift". Also possibly "peace". Biblical place name. Shiloh is also the site of a crucial battle in the American Civil War. Actor Brad Pitt and actress Angelina Jolie named their daughter Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.

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

Baby names that sound like Shiloh are Shilah, Shilla, Shilea, Shila, Sheilah and Shylah.


Shiloh is a somewhat popular first name for women (#4105 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#54257 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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