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Peter meaning

Name :

Peter

spker
Gender :
Masculine
Meaning of Peter :

Origin of name Peter :
Greek
Peter Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with the name Peter desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with name Peter having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too. More Numerology
Pronounciation
of Name Peter :
/PEE-ter/
Etymology
of Name Peter :
History
of Name Peter :
Popular In :
United States, England and Wales, Canada, Australia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Slovenia, and Switzerland
Information about the
Name of Peter :
The name Peter was already popular in Europe throughout the Middle Ages. It was made more popular in the 20th century by "Peter Pan or The Boy Who wouldn't Grow Up" the Novel of a famous playwright, J.M. Barrie, which debuted on a stage play in 1904. At present, even if its occasionally used, it is still a popular boy's name in Hungary.
Famous People with
Name Peter :
Peter Dinklage- He is an American actor famous for his portrayal of the role Tyrion Lannister in a popular series The Game of Thrones. Peter "Pete" Wentz- He is a bass player in an American rock band, Fallout Boy Sir Peter Robert Jackson- He is a New Zealand, film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor best known for being the director and producer of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Variant Baby Names of Peter:

Boutros, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petr, Boutros, ParPedro (Spanish, Portuguese), Pierce (English, French), Perry (French, Welsh), Per (Scandinavian, Swedish, Swiss), Petro, (Russian), Pearce (English)

Rhyming Names of Peter: 
Peter with popular Hebrew Surnames:

Peter Ridder,   Peter Peres,   Peter Scharf

Popularity Rank :

Peter was ranked top 56 in American in year 1930 and most recently ranked 206 in American in year 2015 More about rank of Peter

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More About Hebrew Name : Peter

  • 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.

Famous Name Peter

  • Peter Almeida

    is a Brazilian attacking midfielder. He currently plays for Figueirense.

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  • Michael Peter

    was a field hockey player from West Germany, who captained the West German team that won the gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.Twelve years later, at age 35, he was a member of the squad that won the silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics

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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

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  • What does the name Peter mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Meaning, Rock, Strong, Firm, Ambitious, Independent in Hebrew. Peter also named in American, Biblical, Australian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Peter. What does the name Peter mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Peter. History of name and famous personality with Peter will help to update our database and other website users.

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