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Palmer Boy Name


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Palmer name image The name Palmer is of English origin, and means carrying palm branches.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Palmer has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Palmer
Use of the Name Palmer for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
4,2735700000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Palmer has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Palmer last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1955, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Palmer
 Used as a Boy NameUsed as a Girl Name
YearRankCountRankCount
188062810  
18816888  
188248315  
1883    
18849486  
18857508  
188656712  
188750713  
188849716  
18897738  
189065910  
189146815  
189274110  
189349915  
189447818  
189560013  
189666612  
189740023  
189853716  
189970010  
190053221  
190143320  
190272511  
190344422  
190450919  
190554419  
190642927  
190750722  
190838637  
190948129  
191058025  
191145642  
191246772  
191346985  
191455281  
1915479135  
1916488136  
1917493135  
1918451173  
1919502141  
1920506144  
1921492158  
1922487161  
1923519138  
1924571125  
1925544129  
1926568118  
192763599  
1928601106  
1929551115  
1930617100  
193161793  
193264488  
193360892  
193473270  
193560992  
193663583  
193771771  
193881658  
193980059  
194074768  
194172274  
194274674  
194372280  
194477266  
194596345  
194694251  
194792258  
194894554  
194992157  
1950    
1951    
1952    
1953    
1954    
195599757  
Totals:  4,273 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Palmer as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Palmer appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 70 times during the last 125 years.


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