What does Peri mean?
Peri \p(e)-ri\ 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".
Peri is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#25239 out of 88799, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular related form of Peri (#unlisted) is Esperanza. Adoption of this girl name reached its peak during 1920-1929 and has become much lower since, with the version Esperanza becoming less stylish. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Peri and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)