Pericles Origin and Meaning

The name Pericles is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "far-famed".
Ancient Athenian statesman whose name was once used in the US mostly for enslaved people, following a trend for names of ancient figures.

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Famous People Named Pericles

  • Periclesancient Greek statesman
  • Pericles PantazisGreek impressionist painter
  • Pericles A. SakellariosGreek architect

Pericles in Pop Culture

  • "PericlesPrince of Tyre," play by William Shakespeare
  • Professor Periclesevil mastermind parrot in Scooby,Doo cartoons.