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xPer
Origin/Usage
Danish, Greek, Norwegian, Swedish
Pronunciation
PEHR
Meaning
Rock
More info about the name "Per"
More Info

Per is a Scandinavian variant of Peter. Peter originates in Greek language and means "rock". As a masculine given name it has been popular over centuries and in different spellings all over the world. This was the name of several saints, including the one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, as well as the name of numerous members of European royalty. In the United States its usage has declined a lot lately. It functions as a surname as well.

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Famous Pers

Per Gessle - musician
Per Eggers - actor

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