First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
On This Page

How to Pronounce Peretz

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Peretz?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Peretz mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Peretz

Submit the origin and/or meaning of Peretz to us below

Alt. Meaning

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

E is for extra, those little things you do!

T is for time, you give to friends.

Z is for zip, the quickness in your step!

Notable Persons Named Peretz

Perry Farrell is an alternative rock, hard rock, and electronica musician. He plays Phonograph and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1981. Perry was given the name Peretz Bernstein on March 29th, 1959 in Queens, New York City, New York, U.S. Perry is also known as DJ Peretz.


Paul Rand was a graphic designer, professors in the united states, graphic design, and professor. Paul was given the name Peretz Rosenbaum on August 15th, 1914 in Brooklyn, New York. He passed away on November 26th, 1996.


Peretz was born on February 19th, 1949 in Petah Tikva.


Peretz was given the name Peretz Davidovich Markish on December 7th, 1895 in Polonne. He left this life on August 12th, 1952.


Peretz was born on June 12th, 1890 in Meiningen. He left this life on March 21st, 1971.


Peretz was born on March 19th, 1888 in Berlin. He left this life on April 30th, 1961.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Peretz

Jesse Peretz is a director and musician. Jesse was given the name Jesse W. Peretz on May 19th, 1968 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Susan Peretz was an actress and acting coach. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1973 to 1973. Susan was born on March 2nd, 1940 in New York City, New York, U.S. She died on August 27th, 2004.


Marty Peretz is a journalist and publisher. Marty was given the name Martin H. Peretz on December 6th, 1938 in New York City.


Moshe Peretz is a soul music, mizrahi music, pop music, and music of israel singer-songwriter. He plays Vocals. His ongoing career started in 2002. Moshe was born Moshe Peretz on May 10th, 1983.


Dor Peretz is a soccer player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C., Israel national under-17 football team, and Israel national under-18 football team. Dor was born on May 17th, 1995 in Hod HaSharon.


Kobi Peretz is a mizrahi music and dance-pop musician. His ongoing career started in 1992. Kobi was born Kobi Peretz on October 28th, 1975. Kobi is also known as Koby Perez.


Where is the name Peretz popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Peretz as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Peretz as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, Illinois, or California.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Peretz U.S.
  White 94.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Peretz

People with the last name Peretz are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Peretz

  • How Popular is the name Peretz? Peretz is the 39,619th most popular name of all time. As a last name Peretz was the 34,073rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Peretz have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 82 babies born with the first name Peretz in the United States. That's more than enough people named Peretz to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Peretz? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Peretz first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Peretz is Thursday, March 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Peretz born? The highest recorded use of the first name Peretz was in 2016 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Peretz Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Peretz is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Peretz: Your name in reverse order is Zterep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zeprte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Peretz? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 667 people with the last name Peretz.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Peretz? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Peretz as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Peretzs Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Peretz

Name poster for Peretz(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.