What does Perlita mean?
Perlita /per-li-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Perlita means "pearl". Perlita is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ita, of Pearl (Latin): Jewel name.
How popular is Perlita?
Perlita is an unusual first name for women. Perlita is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Pearl (#628 a year ago), Pearle, Pearlie, Pearline and Perla (#646) are the prominent related forms of Perlita (outside Top 1000). These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.4698%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1452%, ▼69.1%), with the forms Pearl, Pearle, Pearlie, Pearline and Perla becoming somewhat dated. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Perlita and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)