Other Origin(s):Dutch, German, Greek
Meaning:Little Peter; Beloved; Stone
Derived from the English personal name Peter, Perkin was a particularly popular diminutive in Medieval England. In German and Dutch languages, the component -kin usually means “little” or “beloved.” With this in mind, Perkin means “little Peter.” Peter is also derived from the Greek term petros, meaning “stone.” An endearing title, Perkin is the perfect gesture to a family member or a clever moniker for your treasured addition.

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