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pinWhat does Pernell mean?

Pernell /per-nell/ as a boys' 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 has 2 related forms via Parnell, Peter: Parnel and Parrnell.

Kreatif forms: Peanell, Penell, Pronell. [more]

pinHow popular is Pernell?

Pernell is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#11428 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Pernell for boys. Pernell was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #790 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Peter (#204 the previous year) is the only other popular related form of Pernell rated in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Parrnell, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Pernell was well-received among parents during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.58%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.4%, 32%). Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Pernell and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Arnell, Bernelle, Bertell, Burnell, Carnell, Cornell, Darnell, Derell, Derrell, Farnell, Ferrell, Gerrell, Jerell, Jerrell, Kornell, Larnell, Lennell, Lornell, Merrell, Purcell, Terell, Terrell, Verdell, Vernell and Verrell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pernell.