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Gender: Male Origin of Perseus: Greek mythology name

The name Perseus is a boy's name of Greek origin. Perseus and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Initials - Twins".

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Perseus is a godly Greek hero (he was a son of Zeus) whose name has more muscle than Percy.

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Famous People Named Perseus

Perseus of Macedon, last king of the Antigonid dynasty

Pop Culture References for the name Perseus

Perseus, Greek mythological hero; son of Zeus and slayer of Medusa. Favourite of Athena. Half-brother and great-grandfather of Heracles
Perseus, son of Nestor and Eurydice (or Anaxibia) who appears in Homer's The Odyssey
Perseus "Percy" Jackson, main character in Percy Jackson and The Olympians series, and a main character in The Heroes of Olympus series, both by Rick Riordan