Perlin Family History
Perlin Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Perle (see Perel) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in. German: from a pet form of Bernhard or a habitational name from a place so named near Schwerin, Mecklenburg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press