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What does Perline mean?

Perline Pronunciation of Perline [per-line] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the name Perline means "pearl". Perline is an alternate spelling of Pearl (Latin): Jewel name.


Perline has 3 variants: Pearleen, Pearline and Perlline.

8 more relations via Pearl: Pearle, Pearlie, Perl, Perla, Perle, Perlette, Perley and Perlita.

Creative forms:
(female) Nelline, Peline, ..

(male) Perlige, Perlipe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Perline Simone (P.S.), ..

How popular is Perline?

Perline is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#141788 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Perline (outside Top 2000) are Pearl (#628 the previous year), Perla (#645), Perle, Pearlie, Pearle and Pearline. These relations of Perline were popular as baby names a century ago (average #963) and have become much less common since, with versions such as Pearl going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arline, Berdine, Bertine, Carline, Celine, Darline, Deline, Delline, Derine, Derrine, Earline, Erline, Feyline, Gerdine, Hermine, Jeraine, Karline, Kerrine, Leoline, Leraine, Lurline, Marline, Meline, Merlina, Merline, Myrline, Nerine, Pauline, Perrie, Perrin, Perrine, Petrine, Polline (see Paulina), Seline, Verine, Verlene, Verlie, Verline, Zeline and Zerlina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Perline.

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