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Perry

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Dweller by the pear-tree
  • #752 All Time
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Boys
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2k Peri (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18801340134#101 boy name
18811230123
18821330133
18831396133
18841350135
18851150115
18861410141
18871120112
18881240124
18891050105
18901080108
18911040104
18921100110
189397691
189478078
189597097
18961110111
18971096103
189883083
18991128104
19001420142
190193687
19021080108
190388088
1904100793
19051106104
1906102597
190793786
19081429133
19091178109
191013510125
19111520152
191223418216
191329515280
191435315338
191549214478
191645516439
191754114527
191857825553
191954618528
192056725542
192158621565
192263116615
192361021589
192462928601
192559728569
192658925564
192760420584
192866229633
192959417577
193059817581
193155614542
193254517528
193350619487
193455814544
193553923516
193652320503
193756117544
193859919580
193961228584
194058027553
194161320593
194274336707
194372033687
194463227605
194570825683
194688528857
19471,073211,052
19481,01332981
19491,083251,058
19501,131351,096
19511,201261,175
19521,175211,154
19531,245231,222
19541,274191,255
19551,470221,448
19561,899321,867
19572,401332,368
19582,774402,734
19592,784352,749
19602,459432,416
19612,250232,227
19621,953261,927
19631,741281,713
19641,570201,550
19651,390251,365
19661,148231,125
19671,035181,017
196890111890
196991418896
197086822846
197175014736
197255716541
19735137506
197454315528
197550213489
197647919460
197739414380
19784248416
197946612454
198046621445
198148312471
198244015425
198346925444
198443614422
198554221521
198649925474
198751129482
198848226456
198949231461
199049522473
199144619427
199241427387
199344032408
199440940369
199536929340
199635945314
199733924315
199832127294
199928625261
200028930259
200126225237
200224619227
200323425209
200425532223
200522534191
200622230192
200720931178
200819328165
200919129162
201016132129
201118640146
201220662144
201319862136
201421468146

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 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Perry" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 51 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of 1,148 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 passion, your fire!

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for rational, the way you think.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yrepr". 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.

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 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 his career being from 1933 to 1998. Perry was born in 1912 as Pierino Ronald Como in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Perry Farrell

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

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Perry King

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

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Past life for Perry born Feb 14, 1984

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Perry

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