Meaning and Origin of: Perry
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First name origins & meanings:
- French : Pear tree
- Middle English : Small rock
First name variations
Last name origin & meaning:
- Welsh : Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of Harry (see Harris).
- English : topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree, Middle English per(r)ie (Old English pyrige, a derivative of pere ‘pear’). This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.