When George A. Palmer was born on 13 May 1872, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, George W Palmer, was 50 and his mother, Caroline Logan, was 23. He married Nettie Brown on 17 September 1892, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Columbia Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 February 1950, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Jackson, Michigan, United States.
English: nickname from Middle English palmer(e) ‘palmer, pilgrim to the Holy Land’ (Anglo-Norman French palmer, Old French pa(l)mer, paum(i)er), so called from the palm branch carried by such pilgrims. The term was also used to denote an itinerant monk who traveled from shrine to shrine under a vow of poverty. This surname is also common in Ireland, where it has been recorded from the 13th century onward.
Irish: when not of English origin (see 1 above), a surname adopted for Gaelic Ó Maolfhoghmhair (see Milford ), the name of an ecclesiastical family.
Swedish (mainly Palmér): ornamental name formed with palm ‘palm tree’ + the suffix -ér (a derivative of Latin -erius) or -er (from German).
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