Perel name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Perel mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Perel

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Perel is of Jewish origin and means "Pearl".
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International Interest
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Per"el

Notable Persons Named Perel

Notable Persons Named Perel

Perel Massengo

Perel Massengo is an athlete for the Stade Bordelais (football).


Notable Persons With the Last Name Perel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Perel

Esther Perel

Esther Perel is a in the field of psychotherapy. Esther was born in 1958 in Antwerp.

Antoine Perel

Antoine was born on April 9th, 1986.

Isidore Perel

Isidore Perel was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Council and Queensland Legislative Council. Isidore was given the name Irvine Perel in 1872 in Ararat, Victoria, Australia. Isidore is also known as Irvine Perel. He left this life on October 23rd, 1928.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Perel U.S.
  White 73.61% 64.26%
  African American 1.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 24.94% 16.26%

Of Last Name Perel

People with the last name Perel are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Perel

  • How Popular is the name Perel? Perel is the 14,609th most popular name of all time. As a last name Perel was the 50,564th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Perel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 627 babies born with the first name Perel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Perel to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Perel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Perel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Perel is Saturday, January 21st, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Perel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Perel was in 2008 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Perel Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Perel is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 22 babies in New York have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Perel: The name spelled backwards is Lerep. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Epelr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Perel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 413 people with the last name Perel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Perel? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Perel as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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