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What does Palmyra mean?

Palmyra Pronunciation of Palmyra [palmyra] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Palmyra is "palm tree". Palmyra is an alternate form of Palma (Latin): place name.

Associated with: tree.


Palmyra has 1 variant: Palmira.

6 more alternative forms via Palma: Pallma, Pallmirah, Pallmyra, Palmeda, Palmeeda and Palmer.

Creative forms:
(female) Palmyla, Pamyra, ..

(male) Palmyer, Palmyke, ..

Middle name pairings:
Palmyra Rocio (P.R.), ..

How popular is Palmyra?

Palmyra is an uncommon first name for women. Palmyra is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Palmyra (not ranked) are Palmer (#1338 from current records) and Palma. Other variants, like Pallma, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Palmyra was at its highest in the 1910s (average #1375) and has remained as widespread to this day. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Allmera, Almera, Almira, Almyra, Amyra, Damara, Delmira, Ellmera (see Almera), Elmera, Elmira, Elmyra, Elvyra, Kamara, Kasmira, Marmara, Mayra, Omyra, Padma, Paladia, Palasha, Palila, Palloma, Paloma, Palometa (see Paloma), Palomita, Pama, Pamala, Pamela, Pamina, Pammela, Pammy, Pandora, Pandra, Panfyla (see Panphila), Paniya, Panya, Phillyra (see Philyra), Philyra, Samara, Samira, Sammara, Talora, Tamara, Tamera, Tammara, Tamora, Tamra, Valera, Vallora, Valora, Valoura and Zayra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Palmyra.

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