The boy's name Perez p(e)-rez is a variant of Peretz (Hebrew), and the meaning of Perez is "breach, breakthrough". The baby name Perez sounds like Percy, Percey and Perce. Other similar baby names are Parvez, Perl, Perry, Per and Peer. Perez is a very rare male first name and a very popular surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census). Displayed below is the baby name popularity trend for the boy's name Perez. Compare Perez with related baby names.