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Name Peter

Meaning:the rock, the stoneTools:

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About the name Peter in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, English
Short forms:Pete, Pit, Pitt
Topics:Asteroid 1716 Peter, discovered 1934, Phonetic alphabet NY
Saints:Peter
US 2015 rank:#206     ... 204:Dean, 205:Jake, 206:Peter, 207:Xander, 208:Elliot ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Péter, Peder, Peer, Petar, Pete, Petr, Petter, Pétur, Pieter, Pjeter     Details
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About Peter/Petra, the group of names with the same origin as Peter

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
Old/original forms:Petros Old Greek, Petrus Latin
Name variants:Penka, Perrine, Petra, Petya, Piera, Pierina, Pierrette, Pierrine, Pietra, Piotra, Peder, Pedro, Peer, Peetu, Peider, Pekka, Pelle, Per, Pero, Petar, Pete, Peter, Péter, Petr, Petre, Petri, Petru, Petter, Petteri, Pétur, Pierce, Piero, Pierre, Pierrick, Piers, Pietari, Pieter, Pietro, Piotr, Pit, Pitt, Pjeter, Pjetur, Pjotr   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2006 84,  2005 78,  2004 72,  2002 70,  2001 63
Austria 1999 42
Austria prevalence 2015 5
Belgium prevalence 2013 16
DenmarkGraph2006 49,  2004 41,  2003 41,  2002 38,  2001 36,  2000 33,  1999 32,  1998 32,  1997 31,  1996 29
Denmark prevalenceGraph2015 12005 2
England+WalesGraph2003 99,  2002 99,  2001 86,  2000 77,  1999 72,  1998 64
Germany prevalence 2005 1
Greenland prevalence 2011 4
IrelandGraph2015 75,  2014 77,  2012 89,  2011 87,  2010 83,  2009 67,  2008 70,  2007 65,  2006 62,  2005 64,  2004 66,  2003 50,  2002 50,  2001 48,  2000 53,  1999 48,  1998 42
NorwayGraph2015 126,  2014 122,  2013 127,  2012 131,  2011 143,  2010 140,  2009 117,  2008 132,  1998 841997 92
ScotlandGraph2015 186,  2014 110,  2013 171,  2012 160,  2011 140,  2010 117,  2009 175,  2008 100,  2006 83,  2005 97,  2004 94,  2003 83,  2002 78,  2001 73,  2000 81,  1999 78,  1998 69
Sweden prevalence 2014 14
Switzerland prevalence 2013 1
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 159,  1990-1999 86,  1980-1989 63,  1970-1979 55,  1960-1969 42
USA prevalence 1990 43
USA yearlyGraph2015 206,  2014 204,  2013 208,  2012 205,  2011 197,  2010 192,  2009 189,  2008 181,  2007 177,  2006 167,  2005 161,  2004 143,  2003 145,  2002 134,  2001 133,  2000 125,  1999 105,  1998 111,  1997 102,  1996 95,  1995 89,  1994 87,  1993 82
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