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Perseus Meaning


What does Perseus mean?

The name Perseus is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Perseus is "destroyer".

Perseus is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Per-seus.

The Given Name Perseus

Perseus is good for parents who want a name that is fearless and refined.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Perseus may just be the name you're looking for.

Perseus falls into the Greek myth name category.

Perseus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,692 in baby name popularity for boys with 93 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,369 in baby name popularity for boys with 55 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Perseus Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Perseus has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Perseus to other names.

Perseus Related Names

Variants of the name Perseus include Pertho.

Famous Perseuss

  • Perseus ~ Greek Myth - A son of Zeus and Danae who slew Medusa and used her head to rescue Andromeda whom he later marries.

Perseus Numerology

What will your new littlePerseus be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Perseus Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Perseus in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Perseus.

Just for fun, see the name Perseus in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Perseus in Nautical Flags page.