Scandinavian variation of Peter

Per Origin and Meaning

The name Per is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin.

So simple, yet so unique: a prime candidate for export. Pronunciation is like the English pair or pear.

Famous People Named Per

  • Per MertesackerGerman footballer
  • Per Borten14th Prime Minister of Norway
  • Per Ivar Moeformer Norwegian speed skater
  • Erik Per SullivanAmerican actor

Per in Pop Culture

  • Per Haskellcharacter in Leigh Bardugo's "Six of Crows" duology.