Surname PALMER

SOURCE: Occupation
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: PAHL-mər, PAH-mər   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "pilgrim", ultimately from Latin palma "palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.

Related Names

OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: De Palma (Italian), Palmeiro (Portuguese)