Salome

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
926
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Salome

"Salome" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Welcome, Peace". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. Woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist
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Related to the Hebrew word shalom and the male given name Solomon, both meaning "peace".

  1. A name ascribed to the stepdaughter of Herod who asked for the execution of John the Baptist.
  2. (biblical) A woman mentioned in Mark 16:1.
  3. A female given name, rarely used.

Salome was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Salome

Salome Jens is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1956. Salome was born on May 8th, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

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Salome Alexandra is a monarch. She holds the title Queen of Judea.

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Salomé is a singer and singing. Salomé was born on June 21st, 1939 in Barcelona.

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Salomé Ureña was a poet, pedagogy, and writer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1867 to 1897. Salomé was born on October 21st, 1850 in Santo Domingo. She breathed her last breath on March 6th, 1897.

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Salome was born on September 3rd, 1997 in Moscow.

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Salomé Stévenin is an actress, film director, and screenwriter. She was most prominent from 1989 to present. Salomé was born on January 29th, 1985 in Lons-le-Saunier.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Salome

Salomé is a singer and singing. Salomé was born on June 21st, 1939 in Barcelona.

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Salomé was born on August 24th, 1954 in Karlsruhe. Salomé is also known as Cihlarz and Wolfgang (real name).

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Jean-Paul Salomé is a director and screenwriter. He has been prominent since 1991. Jean-Paul was born on September 14th, 1960 in Paris, France.

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Ángel Salomé is a baseball. Ángel was born on June 8th, 1986 in Santo Domingo.

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Theodore was born on January 20th, 1834 in Paris. Theodore is also known as Salomé and Théodore. He passed away on July 26th, 1896.

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Judith was born on February 10th, 1949 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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How popular is the baby name Salome in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 11 11 0
1881 6 6 0
1883 9 9 0
1884 14 14 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 11 11 0
1888 8 8 0
1889 12 12 0
1890 13 13 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 7 7 0
1893 16 16 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 18 18 0
1896 10 10 0
1897 14 14 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 13 13 0
1900 16 16 0
1901 15 15 0
1902 16 16 0
1903 23 23 0
1904 23 23 0
1905 18 18 0
1906 18 18 0
1907 17 17 0
1908 26 26 0
1909 16 16 0
1910 24 19 5
1911 10 10 0
1912 21 21 0
1913 27 27 0
1914 31 31 0
1915 33 33 0
1916 35 27 8
1917 40 34 6
1918 30 30 0
1919 40 30 10
1920 34 29 5
1921 39 24 15
1922 38 31 7
1923 31 24 7
1924 36 20 16
1925 29 23 6
1926 37 26 11
1927 23 14 9
1928 35 30 5
1929 24 16 8
1930 25 14 11
1931 25 20 5
1932 25 15 10
1933 23 18 5
1934 23 17 6
1935 29 22 7
1936 20 20 0
1937 18 10 8
1938 14 8 6
1939 8 8 0
1940 11 5 6
1941 27 16 11
1942 17 7 10
1943 20 11 9
1944 16 8 8
1945 22 11 11
1946 23 12 11
1947 20 9 11
1948 7 7 0
1949 20 11 9
1950 6 6 0
1951 12 7 5
1952 25 14 11
1953 30 21 9
1954 26 14 12
1955 15 10 5
1956 23 13 10
1957 19 9 10
1958 15 7 8
1959 22 15 7
1960 23 17 6
1961 18 12 6
1962 21 11 10
1963 29 23 6
1964 19 9 10
1965 6 6 0
1966 23 16 7
1967 13 13 0
1968 11 6 5
1969 19 13 6
1970 23 15 8
1971 23 15 8
1972 23 18 5
1973 22 16 6
1974 22 15 7
1975 23 15 8
1976 25 17 8
1977 31 16 15
1978 26 18 8
1979 28 13 15
1980 21 21 0
1981 33 25 8
1982 26 16 10
1983 23 16 7
1984 24 11 13
1985 20 14 6
1986 13 13 0
1987 28 21 7
1988 35 29 6
1989 30 20 10
1990 24 15 9
1991 37 24 13
1992 28 22 6
1993 21 15 6
1994 43 31 12
1995 30 24 6
1996 39 30 9
1997 29 23 6
1998 30 23 7
1999 52 45 7
2000 61 56 5
2001 47 41 6
2002 64 64 0
2003 45 33 12
2004 63 56 7
2005 96 90 6
2006 82 82 0
2007 83 83 0
2008 86 81 5
2009 76 76 0
2010 83 83 0
2011 74 74 0
2012 77 77 0
2013 83 83 0
2014 102 102 0
2015 124 124 0
2016 120 120 0

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Popularity of Salome as a first name

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Popularity of Salome as a last name

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Common last names for Salome

  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Smith
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Rios

Common first names for Salome

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Salome U.S.
  White 34.77% 64.26%
  African American 2.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.76% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 61.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Salome

People with the last name Salome are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Salome

  • How Popular is the name Salome? Salome is the 4,293rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Salome was the 26,362nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Salome have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,981 babies born with the first name Salome in the United States. That's more than enough people named Salome to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Salome? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Salome first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Salome is Friday, January 27th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Salome born? The highest recorded use of the first name Salome was in 2015 with a total of 124 babies.
  • Random Salome Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Salome is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Salome: Your name in reverse order is Emolas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lmseao. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Salome? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 926 people with the last name Salome.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Salome? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Salome as their last name since less than 1 person in 323k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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