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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Perea

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Alt. Meaning

P is for passion, your fire!

E is for eager, let's get started!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Perea

Brayan Perea is a soccer player for the Troyes AC, Deportivo Cali, S.S. Lazio, A.C. Perugia Calcio, and Colombia national under-20 football team. Brayan was born on February 25th, 1993 in Cali.


Luis Perea is a soccer player for the Independiente Medellín, Boca Juniors, Atlético Madrid, Cruz Azul, and Colombia national football team. Luis was born on January 30th, 1979 in Turbo, Colombia.


Alberto Perea is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona B, Albacete Balompié, Atlético Madrid B, Rayo Vallecano B, Rayo Vallecano, UE Llagostera, and UE Olot. Alberto was born on December 19th, 1990 in Albacete, Spain.


His military service ended in 1862. Francisco was born on January 9th, 1830. He died on May 21st, 1913.


Fran Perea is an actor, singing, and singer. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Fran was given the name Francisco Manuel Perea Bilbao on November 20th, 1978 in Málaga.


Luis Carlos Perea is a soccer player for the Independiente Medellín, Atlético Nacional, Junior F.C., Toros Neza, Deportes Tolima, and Colombia national football team. Luis was born on December 29th, 1963 in Turbo, Colombia.


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Popularity of Perea as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Perea U.S.
  White 10.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.89% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 85.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Perea

People with the last name Perea are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Perea

  • How Popular is the name Perea? As a last name Perea was the 3,124th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Perea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Perea is Friday, April 21st, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Perea? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Perea. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Perea: Your name in reverse order is Aerep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaepr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Perea? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,546 people with the last name Perea.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Perea? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Perea as their last name.

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