Salome Name Meaning & Origin
Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!
Sister & Brother Names
Know a Salome? What are her siblings named?
Name Lists Featuring Salome
Contribute your knowledge to the name Salome
- Comments and insights on the name Salome
In 2011, Salomé was the 88th most common female name in France. Salomé is also a relatively common name in Spain, Portugal and Germany.
- Personal experiences with the name Salome
- Nicknames for Salome
- Meanings and history of the name Salome
Means 'peace', from the same root as 'shalom' and 'salaam'.
- Famous real-life people named Salome
Salome Jens, American actress, portrayed the female changeling on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine".
Salome Steinmann, contestant on "Make Me a Supermodel"
- Salome in song, story & screen
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