(38246) Palupín = 1999 PL4 Palupín is a small pleasant village with a manor-house in the Czech-Moravian Highlands that was first mentioned in 1368. St. Wenceslaus church was built by a local landlord in 1617. The family roots of co-discoverer J. Ticha (nee Peltan) lie in this village.
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A complete set of naming citations of the numbered minor planets is available in the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, edited by Lutz Schmadel.