Palmer Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Palmer Family History

If you are conducting some Palmer family history research then you can view the Palmer coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Palmer surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The name Palmer in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin, being ultimately derived from the Norman name 'le paumer'. It has existed in Ireland since the thirteenth century. The native Gaelic O'Maolfhogmhair Sept of County Mayo sometimes anglicized their name to Palmer as well as the more usual Milford.

A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Palmer Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Chevron Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise
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