Gender Masculine
Scripts Περικλῆς(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. PEHR-ə-kleez(English)
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Meaning & History

From the Greek name Περικλῆς (Perikles), which was derived from the Greek elements περί (peri) meaning "around, exceedingly" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian statesman and general.

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Other Languages & CulturesPeriklis(Greek)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020