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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
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.
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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
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was the fourth bishop of Hong Kong in the Catholic Church of Hong Kong. He was sworn in as the Vicar Capitular on May 23, 1973. Appointed Bishop of Hong Kong on December 21, 1973, shortly after his installation on April 22, 1974, he died on July 23, 1974 of sudden heart attack.
 
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Meaning of Peter in Hebrew origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.