Name: Perseus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Perseus

  • Meaning:
    Destroyer
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (PUR see uhs)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Perseus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Perseus

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Possibly derived from Greek meaning "to destroy".

    In Greek mythology, Perseus was the hero who killed Medusa.

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