Origin: English, Welsh
Meaning: an English surname meaning “pear tree”.
It’s also a Welsh surname from ap Herry meaning “son of Herry”, the later a medieval English form of Henry meaning “home ruler”.
Perry or Peri is also a short form of Peregrine meaning “traveler, stranger” or “pilgrim”.
Spelled Perri, it becomes an Italian surname derived from Peter meaning “stone”.
Variants: Perri, Peri, Perrie