Perry

Perry - A very unique male name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Perry, meaning dweller near a pear tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #224. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Perry and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Perry? 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 Perry. The baby boy name Perry was given to 84 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1283 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 19,536 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Perry peaked in popularity 61 years ago in 1958 on position 132.



Famous with this name

Tyler Perry
Matthew Perry
Luke Perry


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Perry is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Perry is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #446 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,789.

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 Perry is where you live.


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Perry origin and meaning

Perry is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means dweller near a pear tree. To see famous people named Perry, pop culture references for the name Perry and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Perry

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

Pierre / Piero / Pharaoh / Parry / Pharoah / Pryor / Prue / Piper /

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
20121283
20111214
20101432
20091216
20081131
20071078
20061021
2005918
2004826
2003860
2002763
2001746
2000669
1999660
1998626
1997571
1996583
1995539
1994527
1993507
1992518
1991477
1990454
1989438
1988425
1987401
1986388
1985351
1984396
1983379
1982393
1981369
1980389
1979383
1978371
1977403
1976350
1975346
1974334
1973334
1972331
1971285
1970263
1969242
1968238
1967220
1966207
1965186
1964176
1963171
1962164
1961154
1960146
1959132
1958132
1957145
1956163
1955183
1954197
1953198
1952196
1951193
1950192
1949195
1948200
1947193
1946199
1945208
1944230
1943213
1942214
1941222
1940227
1939208
1938210
1937226
1936229
1935228
1934224
1933234
1932227
1931224
1930223
1929224
1928212
1927225
1926235
1925234
1924223
1923217
1922217
1921237
1920236
1919226
1918223
1917212
1916242
1915214
1914230
1913226
1912241
1911194
1910224

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky446
Oklahoma617
Missouri734
Maryland767
Ohio1012
North Carolina1050
Georgia1167
Florida1258
Pennsylvania1286
California1401
New York1735
Texas1789

Even more about Perry


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 Perry 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Perry?

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
1958
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Perry
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 19,536
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +84

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