Pera Family History
Pera Name Meaning
Italian (Sicily): from the personal name Pera feminine form of Pero . Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of pears from pera ‘pear’. Catalan and Portuguese: habitational name from La Pera a town in Girona province Catalonia (Spain) or from any of various places called Pera in Portugal from Latin Petra ‘stone’. Croatian: from the male personal name Pera a pet form of Petar (see Peter ). Assyrian/Chaldean: from a male personal name based on Syriac perā or pēʾrā ‘lamb’ with a Christian religious connotation (‘the lamb of God’). Compare Peera and Pira .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022