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What does Pearlie mean?

Pearlie Pronunciation of Pearlie [pearlie] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Pearlie is "pearl". Pearlie is an alternate form of Pearl (Latin): Jewel name.


Pearlie has 3 variants: Pearla, Perla and Perley.

9 more alternative forms via Pearl: Pearle, Pearleen, Pearlette, Pearline, Perl, Perle, Perline, Perlita and Perlline.

Creative forms:
(female) Pearlis, Pearlla, ..

(male) Pearli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pearlie Aleksandra (P.A.), ..

How popular is Pearlie?

Pearlie is a very prominent first name for women (#782 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Pearlie reached its peak position of #287 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pearlie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pearlie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Pearlie are Pearl (#628 the previous year), Pearla, Pearle, Pearline, Perla (#645) and Perle. Other variants, like Perley, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Pearlie was more pronounced among parents during the years 1890-1899 (average #1111) and is now significantly lower (#1610, 94%), with versions like Pearl becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pearlie, Pearl, Pearla, Pearle, Pearline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Perla, Perle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pearlie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aemilie, Barbie, Berrie, Bertie, Cahlie, Caralie, Carlie, Carmie, Caylie, Celie, Cellie, Cesarie, Charie, Charlie, Clarrie, Darcie, Delie, Earlie, Fernlie (see Fernley), Gerie, Gertie, Haelie, Halie, Hallie, Harlie, Haylie, Hedlie, Henrie, Jeanie, Jerrie, Karlie, Kaylie, Kellie, Kemplie (see Kempley), Keylie, Keyllie, Lallie, Lealie, Lezlie, Margie, Markie, Marlie, Martie, Mellie, Mercie, Neelie, Nellie, Nerolie, Pali, Pauli, Paulie, Peale, Peall, Pealle, Pelagie, Peppie, Peri, Perrie, Perrin, Persia, Persis, Petria, Phillie, Pollie, Prairie, Seelie, Sharlie, Sharrie, Sherlie, Talie, Thalie, Vallie, Verlie, Zailie and Zelie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pearlie.

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