Pera Family History
Pera Name Meaning
Catalan and Portuguese: habitational name from La Pera, a town in Girona province, Catalonia, or from any of various places called Pera in Portugal, from Latin Petra ‘stone’. Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of pears, from pera ‘pear’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press