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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.PAHL-mər
, PAH-mər
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Meaning & History

From an English surname meaning "pilgrim". It is ultimately from Latin palma "palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.

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currently out of the US top 1000, food, fruits, green, nature, Philip K Dick characters, plants, surnames, sweets, trees
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute