Perrin

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Perrin

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From a Middle English pet-form of Peter, from an Old French diminutive of Pierre.

  1. A surname​.

Perrin was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Perrin

Perrin Beatty is a member of parliament. Perrin was born on June 1st, 1950 in Toronto.

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Perrin Kaplan is a founder, zebra partners, llc; former vice president, marketing & corporate affairs for nintendo of america, inc.., nintendo, and marketing & corporate affairs fornintendo of america.

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Perrin was born on February 10th, 1872 in Raleigh, North Carolina. He left this life on January 9th, 1935.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Perrin

He has been prominent since 1957. Jacques was given the name Jacques André Simonet on July 13th, 1941.

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Loïc Perrin is a soccer player for the AS Saint-Étienne, France national under-18 football team, and France national under-21 football team. Loïc was born on August 7th, 1985 in Saint-Étienne.

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Jean Baptiste Perrin was a scientist in the field of physics. Jean was born on September 30th, 1870 in Lille. He died on April 17th, 1942.

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Vic Perrin was a television and voice actor. He was most active from 1943 to 1989. Vic was given the name Victor Herbert Perrin on April 26th, 1916 in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, U.S. He breathed his last breath on July 4th, 1989.

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Conny was born on December 25th, 1990 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

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Alain Perrin is a soccer manager for the AS Nancy. Alain was born on October 7th, 1956 in Lure, Haute-Saône.

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How popular is the baby name Perrin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1899 5 0 5
1912 5 0 5
1916 5 0 5
1917 7 0 7
1918 8 0 8
1919 6 0 6
1922 5 0 5
1925 9 0 9
1928 6 0 6
1931 5 0 5
1933 6 0 6
1940 6 0 6
1941 6 0 6
1942 5 0 5
1943 6 0 6
1944 8 0 8
1946 6 0 6
1950 6 0 6
1951 11 0 11
1953 8 0 8
1954 6 0 6
1955 12 0 12
1956 8 0 8
1957 7 0 7
1959 7 0 7
1960 10 0 10
1961 11 0 11
1962 14 5 9
1963 11 0 11
1964 10 0 10
1965 13 0 13
1966 12 0 12
1967 8 0 8
1968 6 0 6
1969 19 8 11
1970 17 0 17
1971 18 0 18
1972 11 5 6
1973 19 7 12
1974 13 6 7
1975 5 0 5
1976 6 0 6
1977 7 0 7
1978 19 6 13
1979 22 7 15
1980 11 0 11
1981 5 0 5
1982 19 7 12
1983 16 6 10
1984 22 10 12
1985 12 0 12
1986 23 9 14
1987 21 8 13
1988 23 13 10
1989 23 8 15
1990 13 5 8
1991 24 11 13
1992 29 7 22
1993 29 9 20
1994 24 9 15
1995 25 11 14
1996 23 6 17
1997 24 8 16
1998 33 9 24
1999 48 13 35
2000 32 9 23
2001 36 11 25
2002 43 14 29
2003 41 12 29
2004 51 17 34
2005 39 9 30
2006 43 11 32
2007 57 10 47
2008 34 5 29
2009 41 14 27
2010 48 8 40
2011 50 6 44
2012 32 10 22
2013 50 11 39
2014 48 15 33
2015 62 18 44
2016 60 17 43
2017 55 16 39
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Perrin U.S.
  White 80.64% 64.26%
  African American 13.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.33% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.83% 16.26%

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

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Fun Facts about the name Perrin

  • How Popular is the name Perrin? Perrin is the 7,558th most popular name of all time. As a last name Perrin was the 3,121st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Perrin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,689 babies born with the first name Perrin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Perrin to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Perrin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1899 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Perrin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Perrin is Sunday, November 7th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Perrin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Perrin was in 2007 with a total of 47 babies.
  • Random Perrin Factoid: According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Perrin is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1961.
  • Weird things about the name Perrin: Your name in reverse order is Nirrep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eprrin. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Perrin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,550 people with the last name Perrin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Perrin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Perrin as their last name.

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  • 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).
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