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What does Perri mean?

Perri Pronunciation of Perri [per-ri] as a girls' name is pronounced PARE-ee. It is of English origin. Feminine variant of Peter and Pnina. See also Petra. Author Perri Klass.


Perri has 4 variants: Perrianne, Perrin, Perrine and Perris.

Affiliated girl name: Perry.

9 more alternative forms via Petra: Pella, Pet, Peta, Petria, Petrina, Petrine, Pier, Piera and Pietra.

Creative forms:
(female) Pere, Piari, ..

(male) Perril, Perti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Perri Bridget (P.B.), ..

How popular is Perri?

Perri is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#7155 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Perri was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #1697 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Perry, Peter, Petra (#1356 via latest list) and Petrina are the prominent alternative forms of Perri. These forms of Perri were at the top of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.02%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.01%, 58.6% less).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Perri, Perry, Peter, Petra, Petrina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Perri is pronounced similarly to Pera, Perah, Peri, Perrey and Perrie. Other suggested similar names are Barri, Berri, Carri, Ceri, Cherri, Corri, Devri, Dorri, Geri, Gerri, Jeri, Jerri, Karri, Keri, Kerri, Korri, Lorri, Merri, Parris, Pearl, Perl, Perla, Perle, Perran, Perren, Perryn, Persia, Persis, Sherri, Teri, Terri and Torri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Perri.

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