Palmer is a gender-neutral name of Old-English origins meaning "pilgrim" and "he who holds the palm." 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.
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