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::er!ca:: November 29th, 2008 06:52 AM

SHILOH
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Biblical
Pronounced: SHIE-lo (English)

From an Old Testament place name meaning "tranquil" in Hebrew. It is also used prophetically in the Old Testament to refer to a person, often understood to be the Messiah (see Genesis 49:10). This may in fact be a mistranslation.

WDYT?
Male or Female?

ImagineOctober November 29th, 2008 07:05 AM

I really really like Shiloh! I think it's a great name and I really like the nn "Shy." All girl to me!

babydahl November 29th, 2008 07:54 AM

I grew up with a girl named Shiloh so have always thought girl. But I recently met a baby boy Shiloh.
I used to do a novel study with my gr.6 students on the book Shiloh so I just think dog. :smile:

leslieC November 29th, 2008 08:12 AM

I love it! :wub:

ErikaLovesTravel November 29th, 2008 10:44 AM

nmsAA.. I never liked this name..

MamaKate November 29th, 2008 12:37 PM

It's okay. I don't love it, but I don't hate it, either.

I always think girl.

carlyheartsphil November 29th, 2008 06:37 PM

its nms

Merolia November 29th, 2008 08:42 PM

Really, really dislike it. It sounds like silo, it's more suitable for a dog (like in the book Shiloh), it's a Civil War battle, and it's the name of a celebrity baby.
The nickname Shy is horrible if the child stuck with it is shy. :confused:

Pixie November 29th, 2008 08:58 PM

NMS. It is the name of a book we read in elementary so that is what it reminds me of. Also, regardless of the fact that Angelina named her baby girl this, it is very masculine to me.


Miracle November 29th, 2008 09:13 PM

It reminds me of the book/movie about the dog.

*PurpleMidnight* November 29th, 2008 11:27 PM

its very cute. prefer it on a girl. I think any child with that name will be immediatly be likened to Shiloh Jolie-Pitt

Cordelia November 30th, 2008 12:07 AM

I also just think of the dog... if I had to choose, though, I'd say it's more of a boy name to me.


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