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What does Peri mean?

Peri Pronunciation of Peri as a girls' 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".

ASSOCIATED WITH Pe-, greek, mythology, nymph (goddess), mountains, angel, israeli, flower


VARIANTS Pera, Perah, Perita




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How popular is Peri?

Peri is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#28049 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Peri was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #1765 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Peri name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Peri outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Peri are Esperanza (#926 IN 2015), Perri and Perry. Other forms, like Perrey, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Peri reached its peak in the year 2000 (AVERAGE #1632) and is somewhat lower today (#1731, 43% LESS USAGE).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Peri, Esperanza, Perri, Perry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Peri and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Peri is pronounced similarly to Piera. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abri, Airi, Ari, Averi, Bari, Berri, Bri, Cari, Ceri, Cheri, Ciri, Cori, Dari, Devri, Dori, Eleri, Geri, Gerri, Jeri, Jerri, Jori, Kari, Keri, Kerri, Kiri, Kori, Lari, Liri, Lori, Mari, Merri, Miri, Nari, Pali, Paris, Pearl, Peg, Pegg, Pelia, Pen, Pepa, Perl, Perla, Perle, Perrin, Perris, Persia, Persis, Pet, Peta, Petra, Petria, Pier, Poli, Pris, Pru, Sari, Sheri, Siri, Suri, Teri, Terri and Tori. These names tend to be more commonly used than Peri.