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What does Perrin mean?

Perrin Pronunciation of Perrin [per-rin] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Perrin) is of Greek and Latin origin, and the meaning of Perrin is "rock; wanderer". Feminine of Peter or Peregrine.

Associated with: greek, rock.


Perrin has 4 variants: Perran, Perren, Perrine and Perryn.

Affiliated girl name: Perri.

Creative forms:
(female) Pernia, Porrin, ..

(male) Perne, Perre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Perrin Rhylee (P.R.), ..

How popular is Perrin?

Perrin is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#2948 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Perri and Peter are the popular related forms of Perrin (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Perrin was well-received a century ago (median #1967). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Perrin is pronounced similarly to Perrianne. Other suggested similar names are Aerin, Berri, Berrie, Berrit, Carrin, Cerria, Cerrina, Corrin, Derran, Derrin, Derrine, Derron, Farrin, Ferran, Ferryn, Gerri, Gerrie, Jerri, Jerrie, Karrin, Kerin, Kerran, Kerri, Kerria, Kerrie, Kerril, Kerrin, Kerrine, Kerron, Kerryn, Korrin, Lorrin, Marrin, Merri, Merrie, Merril, Merryn, Parris, Peri, Perline, Perrey, Perrie, Perris, Perry, Persia, Persis, Petria, Petrina, Petrine, Pierina, Terin, Terri, Terrie, Terrin, Terrina and Terryn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Perrin.

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