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Girl Name: Paloma

Name: Paloma
Pronunciation: \p(a)-lo-ma\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dove
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Aloma
Sounds Like: Palma, Pallma
Variant forms: Palloma, Palometa, Palomita, Peloma
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 61346


Paloma \p(a)-lo-ma\ as a girl's name is pronounced pa-LOH-mah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Paloma is "dove". Spanish name. Designer and business woman, Paloma Picasso.

Paloma has 4 variant forms: Palloma, Palometa, Palomita and Peloma.

For more information, see also the related name Aloma.

Baby names that sound like Paloma are Palma and Pallma.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Paloma.


Paloma is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#61346 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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