Name Palmer Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Palmer


Palmer is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Palmer thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Palmer?

The given name Palmer derives from the Old English surname of the same name.

What does the name Palmer mean?

Palmer means “pilgrim”, but as well “she/he who holds the palm” (from Latin “palma” = palm tree), because pilgrims to the Holy Land often carried back palm leaves to signify the journey.

Pronunciation of Palmer

Popularity of the name Palmer

The name Palmer is ranked #9405 overall.

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