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Pronunciation

pitər

Origin

English, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Slavic

Meaning

The Greek word and name Petros means “stone,” and Peter is its English-language version. This boy’s name is the epitome of strength, of solidarity. It’s a foundation unshaken by any force, solid as a rock. Peter was the great czar of Russia, the first catholic pope, one of the twelve apostles in Christianity, while he also carries the magic of favorite childhood stories.

Rank in the year 2015

Peter was ranked #372 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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