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Name Petra

Meaning:the rock, the stoneTools:

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About the name Petra in particular

Languages of use:German, English, Hungarian
Diminutives:Penka, Perrine, Petya, Pierrine
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Petr, Petre, Petri, Petru, Petya, Pietra, Putra, Betta, Betta, Ceara     Details
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About Peter/Petra, the group of names with the same origin as Petra

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 2014,  5:Petar Bulgaria 2011,  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

Popularity lists that contain the name Petra

Belgium prevalence 2013 199
Bosnia and HerzegovinaGraph2012 20,  2011 20
CroatiaGraph2014 6,  2012 7,  2010 3,  2009 2,  2008 2
Czechia prevalence 2015 11
Germany prevalence 2005 4
HungaryGraph2014 21,  2013 16,  2012 16,  2011 17,  2010 12,  2009 10,  2008 9,  2007 8,  2006 8,  2005 7,  2004 62003 8,  2002 8
Switzerland 1997 188
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