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What does Pernille mean?

Pernille Pronunciation of Pernille [pernille] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Pernille means "rock". Pernille is an alternate form of Pernella (French, Greek): feminine of Peter. Pernille is also a variation of Petra (Greek).

Associated with: greek, rock.


Pernille has 1 variant: Pernelle.

6 more alternative forms via Pernella, Petra: Parnella, Pernilla, Perrine, Petronelle, Petronilla and Petronille.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Pernille Darby (P.D.), ..

How popular is Pernille?

Pernille is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Pernille is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Pernille (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Petra (#1356 a year ago). Adoption of this relation of Pernille was well-received in the 1900s and is now much reduced. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Petra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aprille, Arnelle, Bernelle, Bernice, Bernie, Berniece, Bernise, Bertilde, Cecille, Cornelle, Cyrille, Danille, Darille, Darnelle, Darrille (see Daryl), Denelle, Derrill, Fernlee, Fernlie (see Fernley), Jeanelle, Jenelle, Jenilee, Jennelle, Jennilee, Leonelle, Marcille, Mercilla, Merielle, Merill, Merrielle, Merrile, Merrilee, Merrill, Mireille, Neille, Pealle, Pennie, Percilla, Perle, Perline, Permelia, Perrie, Prunella, Prunelle, Reinelle, Renelle, Renilde, Reynelle, Reynilde (see Ragnild), Serhilde, Teille, Terrill, Vernice, Vernie and Vernise. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pernille.

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