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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 has 3 variant forms: Pera, Perah and Perita.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Esperanza in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.