Origin of perryMiddle English pereye from Middle French peré from Vulgar Latin an unverified form piratum, for Late Latin piracium from Classical Latin pirum, pear
Origin of Perryuncertain or unknown; perhaps origin, originally , a diminutive of Pers from French Piers from Classical Latin Petrus, Peter
- 1794-1858; U.S. naval officer: negotiated U.S.-Japanese trade treaty (1854)
- 1785-1819; U.S. naval officer: defeated the Brit. fleet on Lake Erie (1813): brother of Matthew
Origin of perryMiddle English pere from Old French pere from Vulgar Latin pirātum Latin pirum pear ; see pear . Latin -ātum n. suff. ( from neuter of -ātus -ate )
(countable and uncountable, plural perries)
- A topographic surname derived from the Old English pyrige (a pear tree).
- A male given name derived from the surname, or a pet form of the rare given name Peregrine.
- A town in Arkansas.
- A city in Florida.
- A city in Georgia, USA.
- A village in Illinois.
- A city in Iowa.
- A city in Kansas.
- A town in Maine.
- A city in Michigan.
- A city in Missouri.
- A village in Ohio.
- A city in Oklahoma.
- A city in Utah.