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Origin and Meaning of Perron

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Per"ron
An out-of-door flight of steps, as in a garden, leading to a terrace or to an upper story; -- usually applied to mediævel or later structures of some architectural pretensions.

Etymology: F

Notable Persons With the Last Name Perron

David Perron is a hockey player for the Anaheim Ducks in the National Hockey League. He was most active from 2007 to present. David was born on May 28th, 1988 in Sherbrooke.


Jean Perron is a sports commentator, ice hockey, coach (ice hockey), and ice hockeycoach. Jean was born on October 5th, 1946 in Saint-Isidore-de-Clifton, Quebec.


Stan Perron is a property development; retail; mining investment. Stan was given the name Lloyd Stanley Perron on November 2nd, 1922. Stan is also known as Perron and Lloyd Stanley.


Claude Perron is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Claude was born on January 23rd, 1966 in Nantes, France.


Oskar Perron was a scientist in the field of mathematics. Oskar was born on May 7th, 1880 in Frankenthal. He died on February 22nd, 1975.


Fred Fortin is a garage rock and indie rock musician. His ongoing career started in 1996. Fred was given the name Joseph Antoine Frédéric Fortin Perron on May 5th, 1971 in Dolbeau-Mistassini. Fred is also known as Fortin Perron and Joseph Antoine Frédéric (French birth name).


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Popularity of Perron as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Perron U.S.
  White 92.28% 64.26%
  African American 2.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.86% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.39% 16.26%

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People with the last name Perron are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Perron

  • How Popular is the name Perron? As a last name Perron was the 6,721st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Perron first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Perron is Friday, December 5th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Perron? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Perron. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Perron: Your name in reverse order is Norrep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rponre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Perron? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,023 people with the last name Perron.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Perron? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Perron as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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