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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
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a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. She won eight medals in the 400 metres and 4 x 400 m relay in international competitions.