Meaning and name origin
Peri \p(e)-ri\ as a girl's name is pronounced PARE-ee. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Peri is "outcome, result". Also variant of Perry. In Greek mythology, an "oread", nymph of mountains and caves. In Persian fable, a fallen angel. Pera and Perita are Spanish short forms of Esperanza. Perah is an Israeli name meaning "flower".
Peri is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#25239 out of 88799, Top 28%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Peri and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Esperanza. (2014 statistics).
Peri is also pronounced similarly to Perri, Perrie and Piera. Other suggested similar baby names are Ceri, Geri▼, Jeri▼, Keri▼, Perl, Pier, Pru and Teri▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Peri.