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Name Group Peter/Petra

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Group info:
Meaning/translation:the rock, the stone
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:known from Saint Peter, the apostle
 before he was given the name Peter (or, more exactly, Aramaic Cephas) by Jesus he was known as Simon
Words:petros = the stone, the rock  Old Greek
 cephas = the stone  Aramaic
Topics:12 Apostles, New Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Peter Germany 2005,  1:Piotr Poland 2012,  2:Per Norway 2015,  2:Petra Croatia 2009,  3:Pierre France 2011,  3:Petr Czechia 2015,  4:Pedro Brazil 2015,  5:Petar Croatia 2015,  5:Péter Hungary 2003,  5:Penka Bulgaria 2011
Name variants:

All variants, grouped by language of use

LanguageFemale VariantsMale Variants
GermanPetraPeer, Per, Peter, Pit, Pitt
Scandinavian Peder, Pelle, Peter, Petter
Dutch Peer, Per, Pieter
Spanish Pedro
Portuguese Pedro
ItalianPiera, Pierina, PietraPiero, Pietro
FrenchPerrine, Pierrette, PierrinePierre, Pierrick
EnglishPetraPete, Peter, Pierce, Piers
Low German Peer, Per
Czech Petr
Romanian Petre, Petru
Russian Pjotr
Albanian Pjeter
Breton Pierrick
Slavic Pero, Petar
HungarianPetraPéter
Rhaeto-Romanic Peder, Peider
PolishPiotraPiotr
Finnish Peetu, Pekka, Petri, Petteri, Pietari
BulgarianPenka, Petya 
Latin Petrus
Icelandic Pétur, Pjetur
Old Greek Petros
Name variants:

10 female and 36 male name variants, sorted by name and gender

NameLanguages of Use
PenkaBulgarian
PerrineFrench
PetraGerman, English, Hungarian
PetyaBulgarian
PieraItalian
PierinaItalian
PierretteFrench
PierrineFrench
PietraItalian
PiotraPolish

NameLanguages of Use
PederScandinavian, Rhaeto-Romanic
PedroPortuguese, Spanish
PeerGerman, Dutch, Low German
PeetuFinnish
PeiderRhaeto-Romanic
PekkaFinnish
PelleScandinavian
PerGerman, Dutch, Low German
PeroSlavic
PetarSlavic
PeteEnglish
PeterGerman, Scandinavian, English
PéterHungarian
PetrCzech
PetreRomanian
PetriFinnish
PetrosOld Greek
PetruRomanian
PetrusLatin
PetterScandinavian
PetteriFinnish
PéturIcelandic
PierceEnglish
PieroItalian
PierreFrench
PierrickFrench, Breton
PiersEnglish
PietariFinnish
PieterDutch
PietroItalian
PiotrPolish
PitGerman
PittGerman
PjeterAlbanian
PjeturIcelandic
PjotrRussian