What does Peregrine mean?
Peregrine [pere-grine] as a boys' name is pronounced PARE-a-green. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Peregrine is "traveler, wanderer". "Peregrinations" means "wanderings". The peregrine falcon is favored in the ancient sport of falconry. English writer Peregrine Worsthorne.
Associated with: ancient (old).
Affiliated boy name: Perry.Creative forms:
(male) Parregrine, Perregrine, ..
(female) Peregrice, Peregrina, .. Middle name pairings:
Peregrine Lazarus (P.L.), ..
How popular is Peregrine?
Peregrine is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#70473 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Peregrine (outside Top 2000) is Perry (#1280 last year). Adoption of this form of Peregrine was common in the 1880s (usage of 0.11%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.01%, ▼94%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Celestine, Germaine, Jermaine▼, Jerrone, Leverne, Parrie, Peerce, Percie, Perkin, Perkins, Perrie, Perrin, Peveril, Prentice, Selestine, Severne and Tremaine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Peregrine.See names in meaning and etymology.