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Persis 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 has 2 variant forms: Perssis and Persys.
Suggested similar baby names are Perris and Persia.
Popularity of Persis
Persis is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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