Palma Family History
Palma Name Meaning
Spanish Catalan Galician Portuguese and southern Italian: habitational name from any of various places called with Latin palma ‘palm’. Italian: from the personal name Palma ‘palm’ bestowed with reference to the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem before his arrest and crucifixion. The personal name is used for both sexes though predominantly for females. Portuguese: habitational name from Parma in Italy.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022