What does Perley mean?
(female) Pealey, Porley, ..
(male) Perila, Perleh, .. Middle name pairings:
Perley Keeley (P.K.), ..
How popular is Perley?
Perley is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#28790 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Pearl (#628 in recent rankings), Pearla, Pearle, Pearlie, Perla (#645) and Perle are the popular alternative forms of Perley (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Perley reached its most widespread during 1890-1899 (average #1066) and is now significantly less, with versions like Pearle becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Arley, Carley▼, Corley, Earley, Fernley, Harley▲, Hedley, Jerle, Jerrey, Karley, Kealey, Keeley, Kelley▼, Kerrey, Keyley, Lesley▼, Lezley, Marley▲, Mercey, Merle▼, Mersey, Nelley, Peale, Peele, Penney, Perren, Perrey, Perry, Polley, Terrey, Verlee and Verly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Perley.See names in meaning and etymology.