Palmer - Meaning of Palmer
[ 2 syll. pal-mer, pa-lm-er ] The baby girl name Palmer is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced as PAARMehR †. Palmer has its origins in the Latin language.
In addition, Palmer is a contracted form of the Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish Palmira.
A form of Palmer is the name Palmir.
See also the related category latin.
Palmer is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2010s; prior to that, it was of only very light use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2018 with 0.023% of baby girls being named Palmer. It had a ranking of #679 then. Among all girl names in its family, Palmer was the most regularly used in 2018. Palmer has mainly been a boy name in the last century.
† English pronunciation for Palmer: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"