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Peter Name Meaning

Peter meaning

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Peter

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Gender :
Masculine
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Pronounciation
of Name Peter :
/PEE-ter/
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Popular In :
United States, England and Wales, Canada, Australia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Slovenia, and Switzerland
Information about the
Name of Peter :
The name Peter was already popular in Europe throughout the Middle Ages. It was made more popular in the 20th century by "Peter Pan or The Boy Who wouldn't Grow Up" the Novel of a famous playwright, J.M. Barrie, which debuted on a stage play in 1904. At present, even if its occasionally used, it is still a popular boy's name in Hungary.
Famous People with
Name Peter :
Peter Dinklage- He is an American actor famous for his portrayal of the role Tyrion Lannister in a popular series The Game of Thrones. Peter "Pete" Wentz- He is a bass player in an American rock band, Fallout Boy Sir Peter Robert Jackson- He is a New Zealand, film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor best known for being the director and producer of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Variant Names of Peter:

Boutros, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petr, Boutros, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petr, Boutros, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petr, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petrov, Pierc, Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Petrov, Pierc

Pedro (Spanish, Portuguese), Pierce (English, French), Perry (French, Welsh), Per (Scandinavian, Swedish, Swiss), Petro, (Russian), Pearce (English)

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Popularity Rank :

Peter name was top ranked at 56 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 206 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Peter has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 100 position. 571188 numbers of people were named Peter so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Peter

Peter Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with name Peter desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with Peter 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. More Numerology

More About Name : Peter

  • 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.

  • From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Petrus and the Greek Petros, names derived from petra (a rock) and petros (a stone). 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.

  • Rio de Janiero, Brazil, which means "January river" in Portuguese. The Rio Grande is the boundaryriver between Texas and Mexico, and its name means "big river" in Spanish.

  • St Peter was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus and became the first pope of the Church.

Name Analysis of Peter

Character Analysis of Peter : Persons with the name Peter, are seeker of wisdom and knowledge. They have a deep desire and yearning to learn and they possess the abilities that will assist them in being a great teacher in any field.

Love Life of Peter : Persons are sexually free, love very much the appearance. Persons like partner should attract them visually prior to be intellectual and communicative.

Name Letter Analysis of Peter

P : Persons are very intellectual and have a broad base of knowledge

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

R : Persons feel things strongly and their rich, intense inner life emanates outward

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Peter

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Peter is Kanya and Moon sign associated with the name Peter is Virgo.

The name Peter has Earth element. Mercury is the Ruling Planet for the name Peter . The name Peter having moon sign as Virgo is represented by The Virgin and considered as Mutable .

Normally, people with the name Peter listen to their heart rather than using their brain. Such people are shy and hesitant.

Other name options, having Virgo moon sign are name starting with : Pa, Pi, Pu, Sha, Tha, Thha, Pe, Po, Ttha, Ph, Pr, Py.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Peter

The name Peter is suitable for baby born in Chitra nakshatra

Chitra Nakshatra: "The bright one", a name of Spica

Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol: Bright jewel or pearl
Deity : Tvastar or Vishvakarman, the celestial architect
Indian zodiac: 23°20' Kanya - 6°40' Tula
Western zodiac: 19°20' Libra - 2°40' Scorpio
Other name options, having Chitra nakashatra are name starting with : Pe,  Po,  Ra,  Ri.

Famous Name Peter

  • Peter Glover

    was a U.S. politician from Missouri.From 1830 to 1832, he served as a county judge. In 1832, he was elected to the state legislature. From 1835 to 1837, he served as State Auditor. From 1837 to 1839, he served as Secretary of State. Furthermore, he also s

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  • Fritz Peter

    was a German mathematician who helped prove the Peter–Weyl theorem. He was a student of Hermann Weyl, and later became headmaster of a secondary school (Hawkins 2000, p.502).

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