Given Name PERICLES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Περικλης (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: PER-i-kleez (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Greek name Περικλης (Perikles), which was derived from the Greek elements περι (peri) "around, exceedingly" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian statesman and general.
VARIANT: Perikles
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Periklis (Greek)