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What does Palmar mean?

Palmar Pronunciation of Palmar [pal-mar] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Palmar means "pilgrim". Palmar is a version of Palmer (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Palmar has 1 variant: Pallmer.

Creative forms:
(male) Plumar, Polmar, ..

(female) Palna, Palpal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Palmar Damir (P.D.), ..

How popular is Palmar?

Palmar is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#104257 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Palmer (#1293 the previous year) is the only prominent varying form of Palmar (not ranked). This form of Palmar reached the peak of its popularity 115 years ago (#470) and has become much less conventional since (#1293, 56.9% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adlar, Allgar (see Alger), Allvar, Alvar, Ammar, Aylmar, Baldemar, Baldomar, Baumar, Cadmar, Caesar, Caezar, Caspar, Damar, Davar, Delmar, Demar, Eadgar, Edmar, Elgar, Ellar, Ellgar (see Alger), Elmar, Farrar, Garnar, Gulzar, Halvar, Hamar, Hammar, Haydar, Hjalamar, Hjallmar, Hjalmar, Homar, Ilar, Jabbar, Jafar, Jamar, Jemar, Kalman, Kumar, Kylar, Lamar, Lavar, Lazar, Lazear, Lemar, Omar, Osmar, Packard, Pali, Pall, Palomo, Par, Parkman, Pascal, Pasha, Pelham, Pellam, Petar, Pollard, Qadar, Ragnar, Raynar, Sacar (see Sachar), Salman, Talmai, Ullmar, Ulmar, Waldemar, Wilmar, Yaar, Zafar, Zalman and Zaphar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Palmar.

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