Name: Shilo

Origin and Meaning of the Name Shilo

  • Meaning:
    Peaceful, tranquil
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (shee lo)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Shilo)
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Miscellaneous Info for Shilo

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Shilo is a place name in the Old Testament. It was the gathering place and the principal sanctuary of the Hebrews at the time of the Judges and situated between Jericho and Sichem.
    Shilo is from the Hebrew words 'shai' meaning "gift", and 'loh' meaning "for him, his".
    Shilo also figures as a reference to the Messiah, from the Hebrew root meaning "to send".

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