Persis Meaning and Origin
Persis is a girl’s name meaning “Persian woman” and is of Greek origin. A name from the New Testament borne by a woman mentioned by St Paul, ‘the beloved Persis’ (Romans 16:12). Alternatively, the name may be tied to the Greek noun περσις (persis), meaning a sacking, from the verb περθω (pertho), meaning to sack (a city). The name Persis is currently not in the US top 1,000 names.
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