Palmer Origin and Meaning
The name Palmer is a boy's name of English origin meaning "one who holds a palm".
Palmer is a name that derives from the fact that pilgrims often carried palms, thus the double meaning. It's a fresher sounding twist on such upper-crusty surname names as Porter and Parker.
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Famous People Named Palmer
- Palmer Edvind Leebirth name of Gregg Palmer, American actor
- Palmer CoxCanadian illustrator and author
- Palmer Eddy PierceU.S. WWI general
- H. Palmer HallAmerican poet
- Palmer C. HaydenAmerican painter
- Palmer Freeman LuckeyAmerican founder of Oculus VR
- Palmer Cosslett PutnamAmerican wind,power engineer
- (William) Palmer PyleAmerican NFL player
- Grady Palmer Wright (b. 2020)son of American soccer player Arin Gilliland Wright
Palmer in Pop Culture
- Palmer Josscharacter in film "Contact"
- Palmer Cortlandtcharacter on American TV soap "All My Children"
- Palmercharacter in "The Thing" series
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