What does Perkins mean?
Perkins /per-kins/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Perkins' name origin is English, and the meaning of the name Perkins is "rock". Perkins is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -s, of Perkin (English): transcription of Peter. See also Parkins.
How popular is Perkins?
Perkins is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#212 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Perkins for boys. Perkins has not been listed in the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)