Palmerston is a timeless name that will never lose its appeal. The meaning of Palmerston is 'pilgrim'. This name is of Old English origin and an alternate form of the Old English name 'Palmer'. It reached the pinnacle of its popularity from 1900-1909. It is most commonly used for boys. People who bear this name are trustworthy and can become great companions. They are friendly, happy, and outgoing and work hard to achieve their goals. Palmerston is the second-largest city and the local government region of the Northern Territory, Australia. Palmerston is also the seat of the Manawatū-Whanganui region and a bustling city on the North Island of New Zealand. Lord Palmerston was an English politician who served in various capacities throughout his career, including as Foreign Secretary and leader. Christie Palmerston was an Australian prospector and explorer in North Queensland. Palmerston is also the Foreign Office's resident cat that was adopted to mitigate a rodent problem.