Gender: Masculine

Origin: Latin

Meaning: “Traveller.”

Pronunciation: (PAIR-eh-grin) Peregrine

Nicknames: Pippin, Pip, Grin

Detail: Peregrin “Pippin” Took, a hobbit in The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. His first name, Peregrin, is a semi-translation into English of his true hobbit name Razanur.

St. Peregrine is the patron of cancer patients.


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2 thoughts on “Peregrine

  1. I love this name. If you like this, you probably like Legolas, another of my favorites. If you do use this, you have to use the nick-name Pippin.

    • I do love Legolas too! I am going to post that one in the future. I think we have very similar taste in names :). Do you have a blog?

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