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Petra Name Meaning

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Meaning of Petra

Rock, Stone

Petra Name Origin

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Petra name origin
Feminine form of Peter, from the Late Latin Petrus, which is derived from petros a stone or petra a rock.
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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.
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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Petra Krug
is a retired East German hurdler. She finished fifth at the 1983 World Championships. She represented the sports clubs SC Einheit Dresden and SC Dynamo Berlin, and became East German champion in 1989.[1] Her personal best time was 54.35 seconds, achieved in July 1989 in Bryansk.[2] This ranks her ninth among German 400 m hurdlers, behind Sabine Busch, Cornelia Ullrich, Ellen Fiedler, Heike Meissner, Gudrun Abt, Silvia Rieger, Susanne Losch and Karin Rossley.[3]
 
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Meaning of Petra in Swiss origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.