Origins Available: German, Italian, Spanish
personal name Palmatius, borne by a saint who died in 286. The name also derives from the Middle High German word "palme," or "balme," denoting a pussy willow, the tree that was traditionally used to provide the branches for Palm Sunday processions. In this instance, the name was likely originally used by someone who lived among such trees.
Early Origins of the Palme family
Bavaria, where the name Palm was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Palme family
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Palme Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Palm, Balm, Palmarol, Palme, Palmenbach, Palmenberg, Palmer, Palmfelt, Palmier, Palmstein, Palmstrauch, Palmures, Palmq Uist, van der Palm and many more.
Early Notables of the Palme family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Palme family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Palme Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Palme (post 1700)
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