Given Name PERRY

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: PER-ee   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which is either English or Welsh in origin. It can be derived from Middle English perrie meaning "pear tree", or else from Welsh ap Herry, meaning "son of HERRY". A famous bearer of the surname was Matthew Perry (1794-1858), the American naval officer who opened Japan to the West.

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fashion designers, flora, food, fruits, green, nature, plants, singers, surnames, sweets, trees
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