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Perry

Derived from "pyrige." Possibly a pet form of Peregrine or a surname for someone who lives by a pear tree. Historically known for Matthew Calbraith Perry, the Navy commodore credited with opening Japan to the West in 1854. More recently actor Matthew Perry, best-known as Chandler on the television sitcom "Friends," is another famous bearer. The name peaked prior to the turn of the 20th century. , Pear tree

Origin
English
Old English
Gender
Unisex
Meaning Tags
Flowers, Plants & Trees
Variations
Alternative Spellings
Nicknames
Personality
Famous Perrys
Joe Perry (lead guitarist)
Steve Perry (singer)
Perry Ellis (fashion designer)
Perry Como (singer)
Luke Perry (actor)
William "The Fridge" Perry (football player)
Sibling Name Ideas
Perry is on other name lists
Old English Boy Baby Names