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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #752 most popular

What does the name "Perry" mean?

Perry (English): Dweller by the pear-tree

The name "Perry" is of English origin and it means "Dweller by the pear-tree". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

P is for polite, naturally!

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yprre". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Perry" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Perry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 77,062 babies born with the name Perry in the United States. That's more than enough Perries to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 134 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Perry" was in 1959 with a total of 2,749 babies. (That's a lot of baby Perries)

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Perry" is not a popular baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of only 492 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Perry popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Perry in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Perry

Perry Como

Perry Como is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1933 to 1998. Perry was born in 1912 as Pierino Ronald Como in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.


Perry Farrell

Perry Farrell is a singer-songwriter, musician, and dj with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Perry was born in 1959 as Perry Bernstein in Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.


Perry King

Perry King is an actor. Perry was born in 1948 as Perry Firestone King in Alliance, Ohio, United States.


Past life for Perry born Jan 16, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.