Namesakes

Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball
(basketball) Maciel Pereira   2010  
Notable Athletes: 10 soccer, 1 basketball
(soccer) Waldyr "Didi" Pereira   1928-2001  
(basketball) Maciel Pereira   1944-2002  
(soccer) Nuno Gomes (a.k.a. Pereira)   1976-  
(soccer) Eliseu (a.k.a. Pereira)   1983-  
(soccer) João Pereira   1984-  
(soccer) Maxi Pereira   1984-  
(soccer) Álvaro Pereira   1985-  
(soccer) Jair Pereira   1986-  
(soccer) Alan Kardec (a.k.a. Pereira)   1989-  
(soccer) Rafael da Silva (a.k.a. Pereira)   1990-  
(soccer) Danilo Pereira   1991-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician, 1 musician/singer
João Gilberto (a.k.a. Pereira)   1931-2019   bossa nova  
Joe Perry (a.k.a. Pereira)   1950-   rock  
Olympic Medalists: 3 silver, 2 bronze, 1 gold
(bronze) Fernando Pereira de Freitas   1960   basketball  
(bronze) Maciel Pereira   1964   basketball  
(silver) Leobaldo Pereira   2000   canoe sprint  
(silver) Thiago Pereira   2012   swimming  
(gold) Natália Pereira   2012   volleyball  
(silver) Rafael da Silva (a.k.a. Pereira)   2012   football  
Other Leaders: 2 presidents
President Venceslau Brás (a.k.a. Pereira)   1914-1918   Brazil  
President Washington Luís (a.k.a. Pereira)   1926-1930   Brazil  
Saints: 1 saint
Saint Nuno Álvares Pereira   1360-1431