When Leopold Peter Perrin was born on 24 August 1887, in Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, his father, Gregoire 'Gregory' Perrin, was 39 and his mother, Josephine Hester Brandin, was 34. He had at least 2 sons with Amanda Toups. He lived in Ward Six, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 February 1932, in Kaplan, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery, Abbeville, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States.
French and English: from the Old French and Middle English personal name Perrin, a pet form of Old French Perre, a variant of Pierre , French form of Peter . Compare Perine , Perrine , and Prine .
History: Henri Perrin from Louargat in Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany (France), married Jeanne Merrin in Montreal, QC, in 1661. — This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (along with its variants or altered forms Perrine and Pareyn) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America. One of the Huguenot ancestors was Daniel Perrin (1642–1719), nicknamed The Huguenot, who arrived in New York in 1665, aboard the Philip, and settled first in NJ and later on Staten Island. Among his descendants the surname is common in the altered forms Perrine, Perine and Prine. The Staten Island community of Huguenot is named after Daniel Perrin and other Huguenots who settled in the area during the late 17th century.