Pearl Family History
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Pearl Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a trader in pearls, which in the Middle Ages were fashionable among the rich for the ornamentation of clothes, from Middle English, Old French perle (Late Latin perla). Americanized form of Jewish Perel.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pear, Perl, Earl, Spear, Neal, Fear, Deal, Mears, Pere, Leal