Shiloh

Unisex

Meaning

His Gift

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/ʃaɪˈloʊ/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Shiloh, a name with biblical roots, means "peaceful" - perfect for your zen pup. It's also the title of a heartwarming 90s film about a beagle, so it's got serious pop culture pedigree. Plus, it's the name of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's kid, so if it's good enough for Hollywood royalty, it's good enough for your fur baby. Shiloh is a name that's unique but not too out-there, and it's got a certain country charm. So, if you're looking for a name that's a little bit country, a little bit Hollywood glam, and a whole lot of peaceful, Shiloh is a top pick.

Traits associated with the name Shiloh:

Dogs named Shiloh tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Shiloh?

Naming your dog Shiloh suggests that you have a strong appreciation for history and tradition. The name Shiloh is derived from the Bible and is associated with peace and tranquility. It also suggests that you are a loyal and devoted pet owner who is willing to put in the effort to make sure your pet is well taken care of.

Is Shiloh a good dog name?

Shiloh has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Shiloh is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Shiloh is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Shiloh outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Shiloh was, in the past month, the 97th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Shiloh is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Shiloh was viewed 147 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Shiloh's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Shiloh is most adored in New Jersey, Rhode Island and Utah.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arizona, Delaware and Alabama.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Shiloh.

Most popular breeds named Shiloh:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Beagle
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Siberian Husky

Famous dogs named Shiloh:

  • literature icon A beagle named Shiloh was a character in the book Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
  • film icon A beagle named Shiloh played a role in the movie Shiloh and its sequels.

Shiloh is found in these categories:

famous dog names
famous

Beloved Beagle of a bestseller, also Pitt-Jolie's progeny, and Civil War battle.

spiritual dog names
spiritual

Derived from a biblical place of peace and tranquility, often associated with the Messiah's coming.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes a playful pup, thanks to a famous beagle in children's literature.

biblical dog names
biblical

Shiloh is a significant location in the Old Testament and means "peace" in Hebrew.

movie dog names
movie

Starred as a beagle in a heartwarming 90s Hollywood canine flick.

hunting dog names
hunting

Shiloh is associated with strength and tranquility, traits often admired in hunting dogs.

Dog names like Shiloh:

An electrician
Shade From Sun
Diminutive Form Of Alexander Or Sandra
Large, loud or notable; also a slang term for people of the Baby Boomer generation.
Pleasant seaside meadow
offensively curious or inquisitive
Shiloh dog name meaning

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Leidy Liliana Chaparro Díaz (Departamento del Cesar, Colombia)
excellent very nice
April 20, 2023 ◆ Translated

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