Perez

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Hebrew פֶּרֶץ(pérets).

Proper noun[edit]

Perez

  1. The father of Hezron (biblical figure).
  2. A Sephardic Jewish surname from Hebrew.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish Pérez.

Proper noun[edit]

Perez

  1. A surname from Spanish [in turn originating as a patronymic].

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Perez is the 22nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 681,645 individuals. Perez is most common among Hispanic/Latino (93.0%) individuals.

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Pérez.

Proper noun[edit]

Pérez

  1. a common surname from Spanish, equivalent to Spanish Pérez

Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Pérez.

Proper noun[edit]

Perez

  1. a surname from Spanish, equivalent to Spanish Pérez

Pangasinan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Pérez. Introduced through the Catálogo alfabético de apellidos.

Proper noun[edit]

Perez

  1. a common surname from Spanish, equivalent to Spanish Pérez, prevalent in Pangasinan

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Pérez, patronymic surname from Pedro.

The municipality in Quezon is named after Felimón Pérez, a governor of Tayabas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Pe‧rez
  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɾes/, [ˈpe.ɾes]

Proper noun[edit]

Pérez

  1. a common surname from Spanish: Perez, Pérez
  2. Perez (a municipality in eastern Quezon, Philippines, on the northwestern tip of Alabat island)
  3. A barangay of Trece Martires, Cavite, Philippines
  4. A barangay of Calauan, Laguna, Philippines

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