US Popularity:484
Other Origin(s):Latin, Spanish
Meaning:Pilgrim; He who holds the palm; Palm tree
Palmer is a gender-neutral name of Old English origins meaning "pilgrim," "he who holds the palm," and "palm tree." A popular English surname, Palmer was often the term given to someone who had been on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The name also alludes to the swaying tropical tree, offering imagery of a calm summer's evening under the warm sun's glow. A worldly name known for its wandering and soul-searching qualities, Palmer is sure to remind baby of the places they will go.

Palmer Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Palmer is currently #1614 on The Bump
Boy:Palmer is currently #1155 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Palmer is currently #895 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Palmer is currently #484 in U.S. births
Boy:Palmer is currently #2003 in U.S. births
Girl:Palmer is currently #573 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 40
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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