The name Persis is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "Persian woman". Persis and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
From the experts:
Parents seeking a distinctive New Testament name might consider this one. Adopted by some Puritans in the seventeenth century, Persis was used in the William Dean Howells novel The Rise of Silas Lapham for the wife of the protagonist.
In Romans 16.12 of the New Testament, Persis is a Roman woman who was an early follower of Christ, mentioned by St. Paul in a letter as "beloved" and having "worked hard in the Lord."
Indian actress Persis Khambatta was Lieutenant Ilia in Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
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