Popularity:1659
Origin:Mexican
Meaning:dove
Paloma is a baby girl name of Mexican origin. Derived from the Latin word palumbus, Paloma means “dove.” Fans of Greek mythology will associate doves with the goddess of love, Aphrodite. According to Ancient Greeks, these delicate birds soared beautifully through the sky, symbolizing grace and serenity. In Christian Scriptures, doves are also associated with the Holy Spirit—representing purity, faith, and devotion. Regardless of baby’s beliefs, baby Paloma is sure to be inspired by peace and love.
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