Pericles is a masculine Greek name, which means “far-famed.” In Ancient Greece, the statesman and general Pericles is credited with ushering in the Golden Era of Athens through his support of the arts, architecture, philosophy, and democracy. Many contemporaries also acclaimed him as the first citizen of Athens. If named Pericles, baby will be standing on the shoulders of a giant. It may also inspire the little one to leave their mark in this world.
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