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Perrin (boy)

What does Perrin mean?

Perrin Pronunciation of Perrin [per-rin] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Perrin) is of English derivation, and the name Perrin means "rock". Perrin is an alternate form of Perkin (English): transcription of Peter.

Associated with: rock.


2 related forms via Perkin: Perkins and Perkyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Parrin, Perin, ..

(female) Pernia, Perny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Perrin Riley (P.R.), ..

How popular is Perrin?

Perrin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2948 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Perrin entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #1852 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Perrin name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aerric, Arrin, Bergin, Berlin, Berwin, Corrin, Darrin, Derren, Derrian, Derrie, Derrik, Derril, Derrin, Derron, Dervin, Derwin, Dorrin, Farrin, Fermin, Ferran, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferron, Garrin, Germin, Gerri, Gerrie, Gerrit, Gorrin, Herin, Herrik (see Herrick), Jarrin, Jermin, Jerren, Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerrik, Jerrin, Jerriq, Jerron, Kerrie, Kervin, Kerwin, Kierrin, Korrin, Larrin, Lorrin, Merlin, Merrik, Merril, Mervin, Merwin, Orrin, Parkin, Parrie, Parris, Pedrio (see Pedro), Percie, Peregrin, Perrie, Perry, Person, Sevrin, Tarrin, Terran, Terri, Terrie, Terrin, Terris, Terron, Terryn, Torrin, Verlin and Vernin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Perrin.

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