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Boy Name: Pernell

Name: Pernell
Pronunciation: \p(e)-rne-ll, per-nell\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: country bumpkin
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Burnell, Bernelle, Parrnell, Parnel
Similar Names: Vernell, Arnell, Carnell, Cornell, Darnell, Farnell, Kornell, Larnell, Lornell, Purcell
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8802

Description

Pernell \p(e)-rne-ll, per-nell\ as a boy's name is pronounced per-NEL. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Pernell is "country bumpkin". Also possibly related Peter via the Greek "petros", meaning "stone". Made familiar in the 1960s by actor Pernell Roberts. See also Parnell.

Baby names that sound like Pernell are Burnell, Bernelle, Parrnell and Parnel. Other similar baby names are Vernell, Arnell, Carnell, Cornell, Darnell, Farnell, Kornell, Larnell, Lornell and Purcell.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Pernell.

Popularity

Pernell is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8802 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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