Perrin Name Meaning & Origin
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It comes from the french. Meaning- Traveler
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My 3yr old son is named Perrin.
*New Writer* my name is Perrin and surprisingly I'm a girl. I love this name. It's so unique, and even when I don't like it, I can go by perri or Erin.
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One of the many nicknames for Peregrin(e), meaning "coming from another country" in late Middle English: from Latin peregrinus ‘foreign,’ from peregre ‘abroad,’ from per- ‘through’ + ager ‘field.’
(Note: the word "pilgrim" derives from the same roots.)
Current definition in the Merriam-Webster dictionary online: "having a tendency to wander"
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Perrin is the name of a main character in "The Wheel of Time" series by Robert Jordan.