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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 5/1/2015
From the name of the Persimmon, a brightly colored fruit. The word persimmon is derived from Powhatan, an Algonquian language of the eastern United States, meaning "a dry fruit".As a given name, it has been occasionally found in the English-speaking world from the 19th century onwards.