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Peres is a Portuguese and Galician Sephardic surname.

It is also a surname in Hungarian (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈpɛrɛʃ]), it means litigant ("peres fél"). It is common in both forms Peres and Perez as well as Peretz among descendants of Spanish and Hungarian Rumanian Jews in Puerto Rico.

In Hebrew (פרס  [ˈpeʁes]), it is the name of the bird species "Gypaetus barbatus" (lammergeier). However, Peres, Perez, and Peretz are the transliteration of the Hebrew פרץ son of Tamar and Judah.

People with the surname Peres include:

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