Peri

Peri - A very unique female name



  Jul 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Peri, meaning mountain dweller; fruit; fairy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1954 on position #1705. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Peri and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Peri? 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 Peri. The baby girl name Peri was given to 10 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4035 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 141,325 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Peri peaked in popularity 57 years ago in 1960 on position 1202.



Famous with this name

Peri Gilpin
Sarada Peri
Peri Tastsidis


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Peri is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Peri is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #1,330 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,511.

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 Peri is where you live.


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Peri origin and meaning

Peri is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means mountain dweller; fruit; fairy. To see famous people named Peri, pop culture references for the name Peri and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Peri

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

Piper / Priya / Pyper / Perri / Pepper / Perry / Pari / Pura / Pier / Prairie /

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
20124035
20115566
20104820
20073007
20064502
20053153
20043656
20033276
20022608
20012580
20002144
19992921
19982577
19972242
19962178
19952967
19942766
19933106
19924037
19914650
19904645
19894434
19853223
19823163
19803521
19692474
19682625
19671980
19661727
19651965
19641892
19631688
19621559
19611281
19601202
19591224
19581982
19571894
19561928
19552270
19541705

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey1330
New York2511

Even more about Peri


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 Peri 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 Peri?

2 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
1960
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Peri
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 141,325
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1954
2012 births +10

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