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Gender: Male Meaning of Pericles: "far-famed" Origin of Pericles: Greek

The name Pericles is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "far-famed". Pericles and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

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Ancient Athenian statesman whose name was once used in this country mostly for slaves. Deserves to be liberated for use by the population at large -- though it might take a few generations.

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LilRedCorvette022 Says:


I really like the sound of this name. Perry would be a nice nickname. :)

EvaThyssen Says:


Pericles loves pickles