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Palmer (girl)

What does Palmer mean?

Palmer Pronunciation of Palmer [palmer] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Palmer) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Palmer is "palm tree". Palmer is an alternate spelling of Palma (Latin): place name.

Associated with: tree.


6 relations via Palma: Pallma, Pallmyra, Palmeda, Palmeeda, Palmira and Palmyra.

Creative forms:
(female) Paimer, Paymer, ..

(male) Palge, ..

Middle name pairings:
Palmer Marley (P.M.), ..

How popular is Palmer?

Palmer is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#158 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Palmer was first listed in 2012 and reached its highest position of #1338 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Palmer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Palmer outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Palma is the only other prominent alternative form of Palmer (#1338 from current records). Other variants, like Palmira, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Palmer was at its highest 105 years ago and has remained as conventional to this day.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Palmer, Palma in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Palmer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bader, Easter, Eimer, Emer, Gayner, Harper, Padget, Padma, Padme, Page, Paget, Paige, Paine, Pali, Palila, Pallas, Palles, Paloma, Palometa (see Paloma), Pam, Pama, Pamela, Pammela, Pammie, Pammy, Pansey, Parker, Patte, Pattee, Pattey, Paule, Pauleen, Paulie, Paxten, Payge, Payne, Peale, Pealle, Pepper, Pier, Pilar, Piper, Pollee (see Polly), Polley, Pyper, Silver, Somer, Sommer, Summer, Tayler, Tyler, Tyller, Walker and Wallker. These names tend to be more commonly used than Palmer.

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