Salome: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Salome

Salome

Pronunciation: SAHL-oh-may (key)

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In 2011, Salomé was the 88th most common female name in France. Salomé is also a relatively common name in Spain, Portugal and Germany.

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Means 'peace', from the same root as 'shalom' and 'salaam'.

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Salome Jens, American actress, portrayed the female changeling on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".
Salome Steinmann, contestant on "Make Me a Supermodel"

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In the New Testament, Salome was one of the women who was present at the crucifixion and later visited the Jesus' tomb to anoint his body (Mark 15:40; 16:1).
According to Josephus, the daughter of Herodias, who demanded the head of John the Baptist on a platter was also named Salome (Mark 6:22-26).
Salomé was the main character in Oscar Wilde’s play by the same name

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