[ 2 syll. (s)hi-loh, sh-il-oh ] The baby girl name Shiloh is also used as a boy name, though it is more popular for girls. It is pronounced -SHAY-Low (English) †. Shiloh has its origins in the Hebrew language. It is used largely in English and Hebrew. The name Shiloh means 'he who will be sent'. It is a biblical name derived from shalev which means 'safe, peaceful' ; shele 'peaceful'. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name as a given name. The generic name has been used in the Old Testament of the Bible. See Shiloh for more information.
Shiloh is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only very modest use. At the recent peak of its usage in 2016, 0.025% of baby girls were named Shiloh. It had a ranking of #611 then. Out of all girl names in its family, Shiloh was the most widely used in 2016. Shiloh has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century. There were 2 times more baby girls than boys who were named Shiloh in 2015.
† Pronunciation for Shiloh: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Shiloh is Celebrity Relative Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, born 27 May 2006.