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What does Per mean?

Per Pronunciation of Per as a name for boys is of Greek and French origin, and Per means "rock". Per is an alternate form of Peter (Greek): version of Petros. Per is also a German, Scandinavian form of Pierre (French).

STARTS WITH Pe-

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, scandinavian, rock

Variations

VARIANTS Peer, Par

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA PETER, PIERRE Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Petar, Pete, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petrov, Pierce, Piero, Piers, Piet, Pieter, Pietro, Piotr, Pyotr

CREATIVE FORMS
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MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Per Fernando (P.F.), ..

How popular is Per?

Per is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#103706 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Per reached its peak position of #94 in Sweden in the year 1998, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Per name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Per outside U.S.

Similar Names

Per is pronounced similarly to Par, Parr, Peer and Pierre. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ger, Ker, Ner, Pen, Perl and Petr. These names tend to be more frequently used than Per.


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