New Zealand 1,074
S Africa 625
(These do not include variants such as Palmore, Pallamore, Parmer, Palme, which would nevertheless be of interest to genealogists.)
Is the Palmer name scarce? In the two main locations, UK and USA it is found in 0.045% of the population of Britain, and in more populous USA where numerically, more Palmers are found, they are proportionately fewer, at 0.008%.In “The World Book of Palmers (1995), the 89,856 households was distributed as follows:
UK and Ireland 30%
Europe, New Zealand S Africa etc 2%.