Perry: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Perry

Perry

Pronunciation: PEH-ree (key)

Origin of the name Perry:

Transferred use of the surname meaning "dweller by the pear tree." It is derived from the Middle English perye (pear, pear tree).

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Meanings and history of the name Perry: | Edit

Perry is the name for (alcoholic) cider made from pears.

Famous real-life people named Perry: | Edit

Perry Ellis, fashion designer
Perry King, Actor
Perry Mason, famous fictional attorney

Perry in song, story & screen: | Edit

Dr. Perry Cox - Scrubs
Perry White, editor of the Daily Planet (Superman Comics)
The Twin Brother of Bridget in the Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants series.
Perry the Platypus, a character in the Disney Channel original show Phineas and Ferb

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