English surname and occupational
"he who holds the palm"

Palmer Origin and Meaning

The name Palmer is a girl's name meaning "he who holds the palm".

Palmer is one of the many boy names for girls that's climbing the popularity ladder. It could make a very modern honor name for grandma Pamela.

# 277 in the US

Palmer Rank in US Top 1000

# 659 on Nameberry

Palmer Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Palmer Popularity

Famous People Named Palmer

  • Palmer Corrine (b. 2017)daughter of Cameran Eubanks and Jason Wimberly.

Palmer in Pop Culture

  • Palmer Dodgecharacter in film "Just Go with It"
  • Laura Palmercharacter on TV's Twin Peaks

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