Persis Name Meaning & Origin

Persis

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Related Names:

Persia

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Meanings and history of the name Persis

This is a biblical name; in Romans 16:12, Paul says, "Greet Persis the beloved, who has labored much in the Lord." It means "Persian".

The name was very common in New England in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Famous real-life people named Persis

Persis Khambatta, actress best known for her role as Ilia in "Star Trek: The Motion Picture".

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