Meaning:stone; rock


Pronunciation:pee tuh

Variations:Peeta, Peita, Peta

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About Peter

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Peter is a very popular boys names that always has a place in baby naming history. For that reason, this is a good name traditional name choice for any baby boy.

Detailed Meaning

Peter is the English form of the most well known of Christ’s apostles. The name means ‘rock’ and has been in constant use since the Middle Ages.

Famous People With This Name

Peter Capaldi is a Scottish actor who is currently seen on the BBC show “Doctor Who” as the Twelfth Doctor. Peter Cushing is an English actor who has played Sherlock Holmes in the 1965 television version and Dr. Who in the Doctor Who films. Peter O’Toole is a British actor best known for his role in “Lawerence of Arabia.”

Possible Nicknames

Possible nickname options include Pete and Petey.

Related Names

Peter can also be spelt Peeta, Peita, and Peta.

Stories Featuring This Name

Peter Pettigrew is one of the antagonists in the Harry Potter book and film series. Peter Quill is the main character in the Mavel film, “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Peter Parker is the real name of Spiderman, the Marvel Universe superhero.

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