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 is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2305 out of 4276, Top 54%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#49633 out of 88799, Top 56%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Salome for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Salome and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Salma (#878), Selma and Salome. (2014 statistics).