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Peter Name Meaning

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Meaning of Peter

Rock

Peter Name Origin

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Peter name origin
St Peter was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, and became the first pope of the Church.Peter's original name was Simon, but it was changed by Jesus to the Aramaic name Cephas (rock).

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St Peter was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, and became the first pope of the Church.Peter's original name was Simon, but it was changed by Jesus to the Aramaic name Cephas (rock).

The name is borne in the Bible by one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ. Peter is considered to have been the first pope and cofounder of the Christian Church with Paul. A borrowing from the English, Peter is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Petrus and the Greek Petros, names derived from petrus (a rock) and petros (a stone). The name was borne in the Bible by one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ. Peter is considered to b A borrowing from the English, Peter is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Petrus and the Greek Petros, names derived from petrus (a rock) and petros (a stone). The name was borne in the Bible by one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ. Peter is considered to b Name is borne from the Latin Petrus and the Greek Petros, names derived from petra (a rock) and petros (a stone).Peter is considered to have been the first pope and cofounder of the Christian Church with Paul.
Peter Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Latin, German, Slavic, Dutch, English
Peter also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Biblical, Australian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian
Famous Name Peter
Peter Luccin
is French football player who currently plays for Racing de Santander of the Spanish La Liga. His usual position is defensive or central midfield.Luccin arrived in Spain for Celta de Vigo in summer 2001 on loan, later became permanent.
Jason Peter
is a retired American football player. Peter was an All-American defensive tackle his senior year at the University of Nebraska and was taken in the first round (14th overall) by the Carolina Panthers in the 1998 NFL Draft. His career was shortened by a recurring and chronic neck stinger that forced him to retire after the 2001 season. Peter's older brother, Christian, also played in the NFL.
 
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Meaning of Peter in Hebrew origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.