Perry

Perry - A very unique female name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Perry, meaning pear tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1082. 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 girl name Perry was given to 24 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2770 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 58,885 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Perry peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1912 on position 1082.



Famous with this name

C.J. Perry
Tyler Perry
Matthew 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 New York at position #952 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,763.

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 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.

Piper / Priya / Pyper / Peri / Perri / Pepper / 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
20122770
20113682
20104066
20094354
20084382
20074178
20064069
20054369
20045527
20035303
19994808
19984063
19962883
19934051
19914651
19904646
19892466
19612532
19601773
19441823
19421626
19411790
19401520
19351537
19261397
19201989
19191948
19121082

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York952
Texas2763

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 female 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
1912
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Perry
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 58,885
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +24

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