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Gender: Male Meaning of Pomeroy: "dweller by the apple orchard" Origin of Pomeroy: English

The name Pomeroy is a boy's name of English origin meaning "dweller by the apple orchard". Pomeroy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

From the experts:

This is an English surname dating back to 1086, but we don't see it having much of a first name future in the twenty-first century.

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Famous People Named Pomeroy

Pomeroy Parker, U.S. Marine and Medal of Honor recipient
Pomeroy Tucker, American journalist and politician

Pop Culture References for the name Pomeroy

From the name of various places in northeastern France ("Pommeraye," meaning "apple orchard")

Pommeray, Potnmeroy, Ponuneray, Pommeroy


letmein Says:


I kinda like this name! Probably for a middle name.

snowsbeloved Says:


I can see why others wouldn't want to saddle a child with this as a first name, but it'd be a very bright, bold middle name!