What does Peri mean?
Peri [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".
(female) Pauri, Perin, ..
(male) Pepio, Pere, .. Middle name pairings:
Peri Dana (P.D.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. 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).
Peri is pronounced similarly to Piera. Other recommended 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.