The meaning, origin and other details about Perry

Meanings & Origins of Perry

What does Perry mean?

  • Perry \p(er)-ry\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Perry), is pronounced PARE-ee. Surname and a short form of Peregrine (Latin) "traveler, wanderer". Also possibly derived from an Old English word referring to a person who lived or worked around a pear tree. Modern use has been inspired by fictional detective Perry Mason. Matthew Calbraith Perry was the Americal naval officer who established American trade relations with Japan in 1854. Singer Perry Como; designer Perry Ellis.

    Perry has 2 variant forms: Parry and Perrie.

    Baby names that sound like Perry are Berry, Barry, Parr, Parrey, Pierre, Per and Peer.

    in the English origin.
  • Rock; Stone in the French origin.
  • Pear tree in the Anglo Saxon origin.
  • Son of Harry in the Welsh origin.
  • Pear tree in the English origin.

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  • There were 133 US births last year.
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