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Perl (girl)

What does Perl mean?

Perl Pronunciation of Perl as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Perl) is a Latin name, and the name Perl means "pearl". Perl is an alternate spelling of Pearl (Latin): Jewel name.



VARIANTS Perle, Pearle

RELATIONS VIA PEARL Pearla, Pearlie, Perla, Perley, Perline, Perlita



Perl Elisha (P.E.), ..

How popular is Perl?

Perl is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#14168 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Perl (UNLISTED) rated in the Top 2000 are Pearl (#647 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Perla (#921), Pearla, Pearle, Pearlie and Perle. These forms of Perl were favored as baby names a century ago (AVERAGE #947) and have become significantly less common since, with forms such as Pearle going out of style. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pearl, Pearla, Pearle, Pearlie, Perla, Perle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Perl and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Jearl, Merl, Peale, Peall, Peele, Peg, Pegg, Pella, Pen, Pepa, Pera, Perah, Peri, Perri, Perry, Pet, Peta, Petra, Phil, Pier, Piera, Poll and Pru. These names tend to be more frequently used than Perl.

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