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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Perrie

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Perrie means "Perrie comes from Arabic and German roots. From Arabic, it means something similar to "cave muse," or cave/desert deity. From German, it can mean something like "pear tree."" and is of German origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Perrie means "The most talented girl".
Other origins: French

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Per"rie
Precious stones; jewels.

Etymology: F. pierreries, pl., fr. pierre stone, L. petra

Notable Persons Named Perrie

Perrie Mans is a snooker player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1961 to 1987. Perrie was born on October 14th, 1940.


Perrie was born in 1962. He left this life in 2006.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Perrie

Lynne Perrie was an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1956 to 1997. Lynne was given the name Jean Dudley on April 7th, 1931 in Rotherham. She died on March 24th, 2006.


Ian Perrie is an australian rules football player.


Maureen was born in 1946.


Walter was born on June 5th, 1949.



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International Interest for Perrie

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Popularity of Perrie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Perrie U.S.
  White 75.96% 64.26%
  African American 17.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.56% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Perrie

People with the last name Perrie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Perrie

  • How Popular is the name Perrie? Perrie is the 21,969th most popular name of all time. As a last name Perrie was the 63,873rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Perrie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 295 babies born with the first name Perrie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Perrie to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Perrie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Perrie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Perrie is Sunday, January 12th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Perrie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Perrie was in 2016 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Perrie: Your name in reverse order is Eirrep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erepir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Perrie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 312 people with the last name Perrie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Perrie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Perrie as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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