Meaning and name origin
Perkins \p(e)-rki-ns, per-kins\ as a boy's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Perkins is "rock". Perkins is a variant of Perkin (English): variant of Peter. Not widely used as a birth name. See also Parkins.
Perkins is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#161 out of 88799, Top 1%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Perkins for boys. Perkins has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).