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Gender: Female Meaning of Paloma: "dove" Origin of Paloma: Spanish Paloma's Popularity in 2017: #892

The name Paloma is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "dove". Paloma is ranked #892 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".

From the experts:

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 Baby-Names-That-Mean-Peace">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.

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Famous People Named Paloma

Paloma Bloyd, American actress
Paloma Faith (Blomfield), English singer/actress
Paloma Baeza, Mexican-English actress and director
(Anne) Paloma Ruiz-Picasso (y Gilot), French jewelry designer; daughter of Pablo Picasso and Francoise Gilot
Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballerina
Paloma Duarte, Brazilian actress
Paloma Ayana Stoecker aka Delilah, British 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

Pop Culture References for the name Paloma

Paloma, character in Junot Diaz's "Miss Lora"
Paloma Josse, character in "The Elegance of the Hedgehog"
Daphne Paloma Vasquez, character on TV's 'Switched At Birth'
Paloma, name used by Elaine in an episode of "Seinfeld"
"Paloma Negra," song by Chavela Vargas
Cucurrucucu Paloma, Mexican folk song
Paloma, a grapefruit cocktail

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