Type Country
Scripts Перу(Russian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian) პერუ(Georgian) पेरू(Hindi)
Pronounced Pron. pə-ROO(English)
peh-ROO(German)
PEH-roo(Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian)
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Meaning & History

From Spanish Perú, older Birú, which was possibly derived from the name of a chieftain (who nevertheless resided in modern-day Panama).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPiruw(Aymara) Pérou(French) Perù(Italian) Piruw(Quechua) Perú(Spanish)
Same SpellingPerú, Perù
User SubmissionsPéru, Perû

Entry updated November 20, 2020