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Girl Name: Perpetua

Name: Perpetua
Pronunciation: \p(e)-rpe-tua, per-petua\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: forever, perpetual
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Barbette
Similar Names: Perlita, Perlette, Pepita, Perdita, Perita


Perpetua \p(e)-rpe-tua, per-petua\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Perpetua is "forever, perpetual". Saint Perpetua was an early Christian martyr whose feast day is on March 6.

A baby name that sounds like Perpetua is Barbette. Other similar baby names are Perlita, Perlette, Pepita, Perdita and Perita.


Perpetua is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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