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Peres is a Portuguese and Galician surname. Originally a patronymic, meaning Son of Pedro or Son of Pero (English: Peter), it has another version: Pires. Its Spanish equivalent is Pérez. Also, exist the spelling in the Gascon that is Peresse or Perese which means the Son of Pedro (Peter). It has a second meaning that is pear tree. Variants: Periz, Perizena. It is also a surname in Hungarian (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈpɛrɛʃ]), it means litigant ("peres fél"). In Hebrew (פרס  [ˈpeʁes]), it is the name of the bird species "Gypaetus barbatus"

People with the surname Peres include:

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