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Boy Name: Peregrine

Name: Peregrine
Pronunciation: \p(e)-regri-ne, per(eg)-rine\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: traveler, wanderer
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Perry
Sounds Like: Bergeron
Variant forms: Peregrin, Peregrino, Peregryn


Peregrine \p(e)-regri-ne, per(eg)-rine\ as a boy's name is pronounced PARE-a-green. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Peregrine is "traveler, wanderer". "Peregrinations" means "wanderings". The peregrine falcon is favored in the ancient sport of falconry. English writer Peregrine Worsthorne.

Peregrine has 3 variant forms: Peregrin, Peregrino and Peregryn.

For more information, see also the related name Perry.

A baby name that sounds like Peregrine is Bergeron.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Peregrine.


Peregrine is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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