Palmer girlboy

First name origins & meanings:

  1. English: Palm tree
  2. Old English: Palm-bearing pilgrim

First name variations: Palima, Pammimirah, Pallma, Pallmara, Pallmyra, Palma, Palmira, Palmyra

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: from Middle English, Old French palmer, paumer (from palme, paume ‘palm tree’, Latin palma), a nickname for someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Such pilgrims generally brought back a palm branch as proof that they had actually made the journey, but there was a vigorous trade in false souvenirs, and the term also came to be applied to a cleric who sold indulgences.
  2. Swedish (Palmér): ornamental name formed with palm ‘palm tree’ + the suffix -ér, from Latin -erius ‘descendant of’.
  3. Irish: when not truly of English origin (see 1 above), a surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair (see Milford) perhaps because they were from an ecclesiastical family.
  4. German: topographic name for someone living among pussy willows (see Palm 2).
  5. German: from the personal name Palm (see Palm 3).
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