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Salome meaning and name origin

Salome \s(a)-lo-me\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Salome is "peace". Possibly from the same root as the greeting "Shalom". Biblical: name of a woman who danced for King Herod and demanded for John the Baptist's head as her reward. The name was used somewhat in the 19th century.

Salome has 13 variant forms: Sahlma, Salima, Salma, Salmah, Saloma, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi, Selima, Selma, Selmah, Solome and Solomea.

For more information, see also related names Salama and Zulema.

Salome is also pronounced similarly to Soloma. Other suggested similar baby names are Shalom, Shalome and Sholome.

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Popularity of Salome

Salome is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2305 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#49633 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Salome name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Salome with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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