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What does Palmira mean?

Palmira Pronunciation of Palmira [palmi-ra] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Palmira means "palm tree". Palmira is a version of Palma (Latin): place name.

Associated with: tree.


Palmira has 1 variant: Palmyra.

6 more different relations via Palma: Pallma, Pallmirah, Pallmyra, Palmeda, Palmeeda and Palmer.

Creative forms:
(female) Palmica, Palmila, ..

(male) Palmine, Palmire, ..

Middle name pairings:
Palmira Camilla (P.C.), ..

How popular is Palmira?

Palmira is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3473 out of 4276, Top 81%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Palmira (outside Top 2000) are Palmer (#1338 last year) and Palma. These relations of Palmira reached the height of their popularity in the 1910s (median #1375) and have remained as popular to this day. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Allmera, Almira, Alvira, Bahira, Daeira, Daira, Delmira, Edelmira, Ellmera (see Almera), Ellvira, Elmera, Elmira, Elmyra, Elvira, Elwira, Fillira, Jadira, Jakira, Kasmira, Madeira, Madira, Maira, Marmara, Nadira, Padma, Palasha, Pali, Palila, Palloma, Paloma, Palometa (see Paloma), Palomita, Pamala, Pamela, Pamilla, Pamina, Pammie, Pandora, Pandra, Panfila, Paolina, Parisa, Pathina, Patrica, Patrina, Paulina, Paulita, Pavia, Pavlina, Pazia, Pelia, Pelipa, Phemia, Phillira (see Philyra), Primina, Samara, Samira, Sammara, Saphira, Shamira, Shemira, Tahira, Talora, Tamara, Tamera, Tammara, Tamora, Tamra, Temira, Vallora, Valora, Valoura, Yaira, Yakira and Zahira. These names tend to be less commonly used than Palmira.

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