PERRY
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: PER-ee   [key]
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.
Popularity
United States  - 
England/Wales  -