from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Perry, Antoinette 1888-1946. American actress and director. The Antoinette Perry Awards, or Tony Awards, are named for her.
- Perry, Matthew Calbraith 1794-1858. American naval officer who opened diplomatic and trade relations between the United States and Japan (1854).
- Perry, Oliver Hazard 1785-1819. American naval officer who led the fleet that defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie (1813) during the War of 1812.
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- proper n. A topographic surname derived from the Old English pyrige (a pear tree).
- proper n. A male given name derived from the surname, or a pet form of the rare given name Peregrine.
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