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Gender: Female Origin of Palma: Latin place-name

The name Palma is a girl's name of Latin origin. Palma and is often added to lists like Place Names Off The Map and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Palma is an appealing Latin name that's both geographical -- it's the romantic city on the Spanish island of Majorca -- and botanical, relating to the palm frond. Sometimes given to girls born on Palm Sunday.

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Famous People Named Palma

Lejanie Palma Anigan, birth name of Cassandra Ponti, Filipina actress and reality TV personality ("Pinoy Big Brother")
Melissa Palma Julie Tancredi, Canadian soccer player

Pop Culture References for the name Palma

Palma Violets, English rock band
"Palma," opera by Friedrich Witt

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