Paloma Origin and Meaning

The name Paloma is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "dove".

Paloma is vibrant and ruby-lipped a la jewelry designer Paloma Picasso, but it also suggests peace, as symbolized by the dove. Paloma is a highly recommended striking but soft name, one of the best of the names that mean peace and girls' names starting with P.

Salma Hayak used Paloma as the middle name of her daughter Valentina, and it was the first name pick of David Caruso and Ugly Betty's Ana Ortiz.

# 980 in the US

Paloma Rank in US Top 1000

# 477 on Nameberry

Paloma Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Paloma Popularity

Famous People Named Paloma

  • Paloma HerreraArgentine ballerina
  • Paloma BloydAmerican actress
  • Paloma Faith (Blomfield)English singer/actress
  • Paloma BaezaMexican,English actress and director
  • (Anne) Paloma RuizPicasso (y Gilot), French jewelry designer; daughter of Pablo Picasso and Francoise Gilot
  • Paloma DuarteBrazilian actress
  • Paloma Ayana Stoecker aka DelilahBritish singer,songwriter
  • Paloma Rae Estevez (b. 1986)daughter of actor Emilio Estevez
  • Paloma Aristizábal Martínez (b. 2005)daughter of singer Juanes and actress Karen Martinez
  • Paloma Todeschini (b. 2006)daughter of actors Bruno Todeschini and Sophie Broustal
  • Paloma Raquel Caruso (b. 2007)daughter of actor David Caruso
  • Paloma Pilar Duffy (b. 2008)daughter of TV personalities Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos,Duffy
  • Paloma Louise Lebenzon (b. 2009)Daughter of actress Ana Ortiz
  • Paloma Greco (b. 2009)daughter of actress Natasha Klauss and Marcelo Greco
  • Paloma Michaela Giles (b. 2016)daughter of actress Caterina Scorsone and singer Rob Giles
  • Valentina Paloma Pinault (b. 2007)Daughter of actress Salma Hayek Pinault and François,Henri Pinault

Paloma in Pop Culture

  • Palomacharacter in Junot Diaz's "Miss Lora"
  • Paloma Jossecharacter in "The Elegance of the Hedgehog"
  • Daphne Paloma Vasquezcharacter on TV's 'Switched At Birth'
  • Palomaname used by Elaine in an episode of "Seinfeld"
  • "Paloma Negra" song by Chavela Vargas
  • Cucurrucucu PalomaMexican folk song
  • Palomaa tequila grapefruit cocktail