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Girl Name: Salome

Name: Salome
Pronunciation: \s(a)-lo-me\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: peace
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Salama, Zulema
Sounds Like: Soloma, Sallama, Salimah, Saleema, Sellma
Variant forms: Sahlma, Salima, Salma, Salmah, Saloma, Salomea, Salomey, Salomi, Selima, Selma, Selmah, Solome, Solomea
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2305
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 49633

Description

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.

Baby names that sound like Salome are Soloma, Sallama, Salimah, Saleema and Sellma.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Salome.

Popularity

Salome is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2305 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#49633 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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