"oak tree, fir tree"

Perkūnas Origin and Meaning

The name Perkūnas is a boy's name meaning "oak tree, fir tree".

Perkūnas was the Baltic god of thunder, one of the most important deities of Baltic mythology. His name is derived from a Proto-Indo-European word meaning "oak tree" or "fir tree", which he also ruled over.

Perkūnas is rarely seen as a baby name today, although some parents with Lithuanian heritage have put it on the birth certificate.

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