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TypeSurname (from location)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.PER-ee
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Meaning & History

Derived from Middle English perrie, Old English pyrige meaning "pear tree". A famous bearer was Matthew Perry (1794-1858), the American naval officer who opened Japan to the West.

Related Names

Same SpellingPerry (2)

Categories

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Entry added October 30, 2011   Contribute