What does Perkins mean?
Perkins /per-kins/ 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.
Associated with: rock.
(male) Pekins, Prokins, ..
(female) Perci, Perkinsi, ..
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 an analysis of the popularity of Perkins and related names. Perrin is the only prominent related form of Perkins (not ranked). Adoption of this form of Perkins was at its apex 124 years ago (#1852). (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Recommended names are Atkins, Hawkins, Hopkins, Jenkins, Jenkyns (see Jenkin), Nevins, Paris, Parken, Parkes, Parkin, Parks, Parris, Parriss, Parsons, Percie, Perdido, Perrie, Perseus, Person, Persons, Prinz, Purvis, Purviss, Ursins (see Urso), Watkins and Wilkins. These names tend to be more frequently used than Perkins.