Palmer Family History
Palmer Surname History
This Palmer research page contains the accumulated history of the Palmer surname made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users. Palmer family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars can be pieced together by Palmer family researchers. The last name Palmer is an old family line that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Palmer has spread, it has evolved making it's history tricky to piece together. The names of Amanda Palmer (American singer/songwriter) and Doris M. Palmer (Illustrator) have been added by a family member as famous members of the Palmer family.
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The evolution of Palmer begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are changes in that name simply because surnames were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was not uncommon for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. As families, tribes, and clans moved between countries and languages, the Palmer name may have changed with them. Palmer families have moved around the world all throughout history.
Palmer country of origin
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The nationality of Palmer is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Palmer may be in dispute depending on whether the name came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Palmer
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The meaning of Palmer come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". A lot of these trade-based surnames may be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Palmer originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
- Andrew Palmer 1849 - ?
- Dalton L. Palmer 1926 - ?
- Robert Bruce Palmer 1882 - ?
- Florence Davis Palmer
- Joel Palmer 1810 - ?
- Joseph Palmer 1886 - ?
- Esther Inez Palmer 1901 - ?
- David Palmer 1900 - ?
- John Palmer 1888 - ?
- Florence (Davis) Palmer
- Thomas Palmer 1893 - ?
- Sarah Palmer 1891 - ?
- Mary E Palmer Tuffs 1845 - ?
Palmer Family Tree
Famous people named Palmer
Famous members of the Palmer family:
- Amanda Palmer, American singer and songwriter, born April 30, 1976
- Doris M Palmer, illustrator
Nationality and Ethnicity of Palmer
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Palmer. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Palmer family
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Palmer spelling variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Palmer were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Palmer. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Palmer family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Family names like Palmer change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over time.