Last name: PERRY

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PERRY : This last name is indexed 792,714 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PERRY : 1: Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’ a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris).2: English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e) peri(e) puri(e) Old English pirige pyrige) or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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