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Name Pierre

Meaning:the rock, the stoneTools:

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About the name Pierre in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:French
Diminutives:Pierrick
Topics:Asteroid 1392 Pierre, discovered 1936, diameter 26.44 km, period 18 years, Phonetic alphabet FR
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Pierce, Cierra, Ferre, Kierra, Perce, Perry, Petre, Piera, Piero, Pierrine     Details
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About Peter/Petra, the group of names with the same origin as Pierre

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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Belgium prevalence 2013 10
FranceGraph2012 67,  2011 63,  2010 58,  2009 55,  2008 49,  2007 35,  2006 41,  2005 33,  2004 31,  2003 32,  2002 27,  2001 23,  2000 18,  1999 18,  1998 19,  1997 18
France prevalence 2011 3
France/Paris 2015 77
Switzerland 1997 245
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 732,  1980-1989 443
USA yearlyGraph2013 972,  2011 986,  2010 949,  2008 978,  2006 996,  2003 934,  2002 946,  2001 964,  2000 925,  1999 926,  1998 801,  1997 799,  1996 849,  1995 843,  1994 736,  1993 653
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