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Petra Name Meaning

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Petra meaning

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Petra

spker
Meaning of Petra
Rock, Stone
Origin of name Petra
Swiss

More About Swiss Name : Petra

  • The girl's name Petra is of Greek origin, and its meaning is "rock". Feminine variant of Peter.

    This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.

  • Feminine form of Peter, from the Late Latin Petrus, which is derived from petros a stone or petra a rock.

  • Petra first name was adopted by English speakers in the mid-20th century. Petra is the feminine word of the Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian Peter.

Famous Name Petra

  • Petra Marklund

    better known by her stage name September, is a Swedish dance singer.In 2003, at the age of 18, she had her first hit in Sweden with "La La La (Never Give It Up)", which reached number 8 in her homeland. The single was followed by "We Can Do It", which became her second top 10 hit.

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Variant Baby Names of Petra:

Pella, Pernilla, Pernille, Perrine, Pet, Peta, Peterina, Peternella, Petria, Petrina, PetrPella, PernillaPella,  Pernilla,  Pernille,  Perrine

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Petra Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish, Scandinavian, Slovene, Hungarian, English

Petra also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian, Danish

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  • What does the name Petra mean? :

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

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    Petra Grabowsky

    is an East German sprint canoer who competed in the early 1970s.

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