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Gender: M Meaning of Perez: "to blossom" Origin of Perez: Spanish from Hebrew

The newest surname names are ethnic rather than Waspy, and this is an excellent example, associated these days with gossip blogger Perez (born Mario) Hilton.

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Famous People Named Perez

Perez, Judean ancestor of Jerusalem inhabitants (Nehemiah 11:4)
Perez, father of the chief of all the captains of David's host (1 Chr. 27:3)
Perez Prado, Cuban bandleader
Perez Hilton (nee Mario Armando Lavandeira Jr.), American blogger, columnist, and TV personality

Pop Culture References for the name Perez

Perez (Hebrew: Peretz), Biblical grandson of the patriarch Jacob
"El Ratonzito Perez," fictional Spanish myth and character in movie

Perez's International Variations

Peretz (Hebrew)