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Gender: Male Meaning of Perkin: "little Peter" Origin of Perkin: English

The name Perkin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "little Peter". Perkin and is often added to lists like Great Names for Big Dogs and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

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Sounds like a Hobbit.

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Famous People Named Perkin

Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the throne of Henry VII of England

Pop Culture References for the name Perkin

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