Infographic of Perry name meaning, which is “(The man who lives in the cottage near) the pear tree,” ultimately from the Latin pirum, a pear.
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Perry Name Popularity

How popular is the name Perry? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 221 72 0.0204%
1911 194 112 0.0301%
1912 241 171 0.0339%
1913 226 236 0.0416%
1914 230 298 0.0428%
1915 214 452 0.0497%
1916 242 395 0.0409%
1917 211 502 0.0502%
1918 223 517 0.0482%
1919 227 497 0.0475%
1920 235 495 0.0445%
1921 235 525 0.0458%
1922 220 576 0.0517%
1923 217 562 0.0502%
1924 222 572 0.0493%
1925 235 522 0.0462%
1926 235 527 0.0479%
1927 225 561 0.0507%
1928 212 604 0.0565%
1929 223 534 0.0516%
1930 222 543 0.052%
1931 224 508 0.0515%
1932 227 492 0.0498%
1933 233 461 0.0495%
1934 224 496 0.0513%
1935 228 482 0.0496%
1936 229 468 0.0486%
1937 226 494 0.0501%
1938 210 545 0.0532%
1939 208 560 0.0551%
1940 227 513 0.0483%
1941 222 550 0.0489%
1942 214 663 0.0525%
1943 213 652 0.0499%
1944 230 563 0.0454%
1945 208 649 0.0532%
1946 199 834 0.0565%
1947 192 1,024 0.0613%
1948 200 955 0.0598%
1949 194 1,045 0.065%
1950 192 1,076 0.0668%
1951 192 1,155 0.0681%
1952 196 1,128 0.0646%
1953 196 1,211 0.0684%
1954 197 1,239 0.0678%
1955 183 1,431 0.0778%
1956 163 1,852 0.0981%
1957 145 2,355 0.1224%
1958 132 2,725 0.1442%
1959 132 2,734 0.1439%
1960 146 2,400 0.1267%
1961 154 2,210 0.1171%
1962 164 1,919 0.1045%
1963 171 1,701 0.0948%
1964 176 1,531 0.087%
1965 185 1,349 0.0825%
1966 207 1,100 0.0705%
1967 220 995 0.0656%
1968 238 866 0.0577%
1969 242 864 0.0561%
1970 263 811 0.051%
1971 283 698 0.0465%
1972 331 498 0.0366%
1973 334 473 0.0365%
1974 333 479 0.0369%
1975 345 454 0.0353%
1976 349 441 0.0342%
1977 404 337 0.025%
1978 373 385 0.0286%
1979 383 407 0.0289%
1980 390 395 0.027%
1981 369 440 0.0299%
1982 393 388 0.026%
1983 378 407 0.0276%
1984 394 386 0.0259%
1985 351 485 0.032%
1986 388 430 0.0285%
1987 401 431 0.0282%
1988 425 415 0.0266%
1989 436 422 0.0262%
1990 453 437 0.0264%
1991 477 386 0.0237%
1992 517 341 0.0214%
1993 507 365 0.0234%
1994 526 332 0.0216%
1995 537 315 0.0209%
1996 568 274 0.0183%
1997 570 282 0.0191%
1998 624 247 0.0165%
1999 656 217 0.0145%
2000 665 224 0.0147%
2001 744 185 0.0123%
2002 760 179 0.0119%
2003 855 154 0.0101%
2004 817 167 0.011%
2005 904 146 0.0095%
2006 1,003 129 0.0082%
2007 1,043 124 0.0079%
2008 1,089 111 0.0072%
2009 1,161 99 0.0066%
2010 1,286 74 0.0051%
2011 1,148 95 0.0067%
2012 1,212 84 0.0059%
2013 1,241 78 0.0055%
2014 1,142 99 0.0068%
2015 1,234 83 0.0057%
2016 1,426 55 0.0038%
2017 1,119 100 0.0072%
2018 1,398 56 0.0041%
2019 1,256 78 0.0058%

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What names are variants of Perry?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Parry

Son of Harry

Welsh

Perrie

What names sound like Perry?

If you like how Perry sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Perry.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Barry

Fair-haired

Irish

Berry

Berry

English

Parr

Castle park

English

Parrey

Son of Harry

Welsh

Peer

French

Per

Rock

Greek

Pierre

The French form of Peter, meaning “stone.”

French


Lists With Perry

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Siblings of Perry

Mamas with kids named Perry also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Preston

Priest's town

English

2 Comments

  1. I chose my baby name because he is named after his father

  2. Perry is my son’s name, his father’s name & his grandfather’s name. It’s kind of an old school type name and unfortunately rhymes with Barry, Carey, Gary, Harry, Jerry, Larry, Mary & Terry but it’s a strong solid name.


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