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Petra meaning

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Meaning of Petra :

Rock, Stone

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Petra Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with the name Petra desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with name Petra 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.
Variant Baby Names of Petra:

Pella, Pernilla, Pernille, Perrine, Pet, Peta, Peterina, Peternella, Petria, Petrina, Petr, Pella, Pernilla, Pella,  Pernilla

Rhyming Names of Petra: 
Petra with popular Swiss Surnames:

Petra Favre,   Petra Guyot,   Petra Studer,   Petra Pavlovic,   Petra Abdi


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 Grabowsky-Borzym

    is an East German sprint canoer who competed in the early 1970s. She won a silver medal in the K-2 500 m event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.


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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