About a year ago, peregrine Financial CEO Russell Wasendorf Sr. was found attempting to kill himself in his car.
Hero peregrine – Actress Cree Summer gave this name to her daughter, who joined sister Brave Littlewing.
also peregrin, type of falcon, 1550s, short for peregrine falcon (late 14c.), from Old French faulcon pelerin (mid-13c.), from Medieval Latin falco peregrinus, from Latin peregrinus "coming from foreign parts" (see peregrination). Sense may have been a bird "caught in transit," as opposed to one taken from the nest. Peregrine as an adjective in English meaning "not native, foreign" is attested from 1520s.