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Greek mythology names are on the rise these days, and Perseus is no different. While it's never been super popular in the United States, we could see it making the list of the top 1,000 baby names for boys sometime in the next few years. If it feels a bit too out of this world for you, pair it with a classic middle name, like Andrew, Jacob, or Jordan. It also sounds great with trendier options, like Austin or Atlas.

Meaning of the name Perseus:

Greek: Hero

Origin of the name Perseus:

Perseus is a name from Greek mythology. Its exact meaning is unknown, but because he was considered a hero, many people associate it with heroics, bravery, and strength.

Symbolism of the name Perseus:

In Greek mythology, Perseus was a hero, so many new parents may find symbolism there. It's also the name of a constellation, so it could offer some celestial symbolism as well.

Style of the name Perseus:

New age

Gender of the name Perseus:

Perseus is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Perseus:


Number of syllables in the name Perseus:


Emotion evoked from the name Perseus:

The baby name Perseus evokes images of someone who is kind and caring but also fearless.

Alternative spellings for the name Perseus:


Nicknames for the name Perseus:

Popularity of the name Perseus:

According to the Social Security Administration, Perseus has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

Related names for the name Perseus:

Great middle names for Perseus and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Perseus:

  • Persesus (Ancient Greek mathematician)
  • Perseus (Last king of Macedon)
  • Perseus Karlström (Swedish racewalker)

Perseus in popular culture:

  • Perseus (character from the Marvel Comics universe)
  • Perseus(main character from the “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” book series)
  • Perseus (character in the “Campione!” book series)
  • Perseus (character on the TV show “Chuck”)
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