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Meaning and name origin

Pernell \p(e)-rne-ll, per-nell\ as a boy's name is pronounced per-NEL. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Pernell is "country bumpkin". Also possibly related Peter via the Greek "petros", meaning "stone". Made familiar in the 1960s by actor Pernell Roberts. See also Parnell.


Pernell is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8802 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Pernell for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pernell name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pernell outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Pernell and related names. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Pernell and Peter. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pernell, Peter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Peter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Pernell is also pronounced similarly to Parnel and Parrnell. Another suggested similar baby name is Vernell. Like Pernell, these names are not commonly used.


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