[ 2 syll. pe-ri, per-i ] The baby girl name Peri is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Peh-Riy- †.
1: Peri has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English. The name Peri means 'mountain dweller'.
Peri has 14 forms. Forms of the name include Perea, Peree, Perey, Peria, Periah, Perie, Perita, Perrea, Perree, Perrey, Perri, Perrie, Perry, and Pery.
2: Peri is of Hebrew origin. Here, it means 'fruit'.
3: Peri is of Persian origin. Meaning: 'fairy'.
Peri is a form of the English Perry.
Peri is also a form of the English, German, and Greek Persephone.
Peri is also a diminutive of the English and Greek Persis.
See also the related categories, persian, mountain, fairy (maid), and fruit (harvest).
Peri is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Peri include Pary, Perie, Perri, Perry, Para, Paree, Parey, Pari, Parris, Parry, Peper, Peppar, Pepper, Perey, Perrey, Piper, Pipere, Pipper, Piri, and Pirjo.
† English pronunciation for Peri: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"