Meaning and name origin
Persis \p(e)-rsis, per-sis\ as a girl's name is pronounced PER-sees, PER-siss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Persis is "from Persia". Biblical: a first-century Christian woman commended by Paul. Familiar since the late 1970s due to actress Persis Khambatta.
Persis is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Persis for girls. Persis has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).