Per (given name)

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Per
Pronunciation Swedish: [ˈpɛːr]
Norwegian: [ˈpær]
Danish: [ˈpʰɛɐ̯]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Greek
Meaning stone
Region of origin Scandinavia
Other names
Related names Peter, Peer, Pär, Pedro, Pierre, Piotr, Petra, Piers, Peder

Per is a Scandinavian masculine given name. It is derived from the Greek word πετρος (petros) meaning "stone" or "rock". The name is a variant of Peter, a common masculine name of the same origin. Other Scandinavian variants of Per are Pehr, Peer and Pär.


It may refer to the following people: