Pearl

Pearl - A very unique female name



  Apr 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Pearl, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #39. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Pearl and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Pearl? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Pearl. The baby girl name Pearl was given to 304 baby girls in 2012, ranking #778 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,649 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Pearl peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 39.



Famous with this name

Pearl Mackie
Pearl Marshland
Pearl Tan


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Pearl is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Pearl is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #247 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,586.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Pearl is where you live.


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Pearl origin and meaning

Pearl is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Pearl, pop culture references for the name Pearl and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Pearl

We've found the following names that sound similar to Pearl, sorted by popularity.

Perla / Pearlie / Pearle / Pearly / Perel / Perl / Paralee / Pearla / Perlie / Parlee /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012778
2011839
2010966
20091017
20081064
2007973
20061108
20051266
20041109
20031173
20021115
20011061
20001077
19991269
19981168
19971238
19961133
19951081
19941272
19931093
19921207
19911234
19901261
19891182
19881094
19871078
1986961
1985946
1984874
1983850
1982882
1981863
1980925
19791051
1978977
19771036
1976924
1975923
1974901
1973900
1972805
1971867
1970877
1969911
1968812
1967763
1966719
1965622
1964585
1963592
1962514
1961523
1960505
1959530
1958488
1957443
1956423
1955409
1954389
1953371
1952357
1951349
1950318
1949324
1948292
1947292
1946281
1945266
1944240
1943221
1942191
1941209
1940197
1939198
1938189
1937187
1936170
1935166
1934153
1933143
1932138
1931137
1930121
1929114
1928110
1927102
192694
192590
192478
192378
192271
192165
192062
191956
191856
191757
191657
191556
191456
191355
191254
191148
191039

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho247
Minnesota324
Utah346
New York395
Wisconsin433
Washington466
Oregon527
California579
Colorado686
Massachusetts689
New Jersey723
Arizona773
South Carolina776
Ohio828
Michigan852
Indiana984
Georgia1122
Florida1186
Tennessee1201
Pennsylvania1346
Texas1456
Illinois1586

Even more about Pearl


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Pearl a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Pearl?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Pearl
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,649
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +304

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