Peter

Colors Related to this Name: Yellow, Orange and Gold

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Determined

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #206 in 2013 and #204 in 2014.

Famous People

Peter Dinklage (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Peter Facinelli (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Peter Sarsgaard (Movie Actor), Peter Falk (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Peter Krause (TV Actor), Peter Boyle (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Peter Fonda (Movie Actor), Peter Hermann (TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος ‎(Pétros), from πέτρος ‎(pétros, “stone, rock”), related to πέτρα ‎(pétra)

Meaning(s):

-The leading Apostle in the New Testament.

-(biblical) The epistles of Peter in the New Testament of the Bible, 1 Peter and 2 Peter attributed to St. Peter.

-(rare _ compared to) (last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

-( male name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In German

Origin: From Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος ‎(Pétros), from πέτρος ‎(pétros, “stone, rock”), related to πέτρα ‎(pétra)

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Dutch

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to Peter.

In Swedish

Origin: From Old Norse Pétr, from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος ‎(Pétros), from πέτρος ‎(pétros, “stone, rock”), related to πέτρα ‎(pétra). Later reinforced by the German Peter.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Origin: From Old Norse Pétr, from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος ‎(Pétros), from πέτρος ‎(pétros, “stone, rock”), related to πέτρα ‎(pétra). Later reinforced by the German Peter.

Meaning(s):

-Peter (biblical figure).

-( male name).

In Norwegian

Origin: From Old Norse Pétr, from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος ‎(Pétros), from πέτρος ‎(pétros, “stone, rock”), related to πέτρα ‎(pétra). Later reinforced by the German Peter.

Meaning(s):

-Peter (biblical figure)

-( male name).

In Slovak

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to (l en Peter).

In Slovene

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to Peter.