Peter (given name)

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Pronunciation /ˈptər/
Czech: [ˈpɛtr]
Danish: [ˈpeːˀdɐ]
Dutch: [ˈpeːtər]
German: [ˈpeːtɐ]
Slovak: [ˈpeter]
Swedish: [ˈpeːtɛr]
Gender Male
Word/name Greek
Meaning Stone
Other names
Related names Pater, Pete, Petey/Petie, Peoter, Pearce, Petero, Per, Peta, Petra, Pierre, Pedro, Pier, Piers, Pietro, Peadar

Peter is a common masculine given name. It is derived from Greek Πέτρος, "petros" (meaning "stone, rock", via Latin "petra")

In other languages

The following names can be interpreted as Peter in English

People named Peter (or commonly known as Peter)

See also


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