Given Name PEER

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Variant of PER. The Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen used this name for the main character in his play 'Peer Gynt' (1867).
VARIANTS: Per (Danish), Per (Norwegian), Pehr, Per (Swedish)
DIMINUTIVE: Pelle (Swedish)
FEMININE FORM: Petra (Swedish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pjetër (Albanian), Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Arabic), Bedros, Petros (Armenian), Peru, Petri, Peio (Basque), Peter (Biblical), Petros (Biblical Greek), Petrus (Biblical Latin), Per, Perig (Breton), Petar (Bulgarian), Pere (Catalan), Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Coptic), Petru (Corsican), Petar (Croatian), Petr (Czech), Peter, Petrus, Pieter, Pier, Piet (Dutch), Peter, Peers, Pete (English), Piers (English (British)), Petro (Esperanto), Peeter (Estonian), Petur (Faroese), Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka (Finnish), Pierre (French), Pitter (Frisian), Petre (Georgian), Peter, Petrus (German), Petros (Greek), Pika (Hawaiian), Péter, Peti (Hungarian), Pétur (Icelandic), Peadar, Piaras (Irish), Pietro, Pier, Pierino, Piero (Italian), Pitter, Pit (Limburgish), Petras (Lithuanian), Petar, Petre (Macedonian), Petera (Maori), Piers (Medieval French), Petruccio (Medieval Italian), Pèire (Occitan), Piotr (Polish), Pedro, Pedrinho (Portuguese), Petre, Petru, Petrică (Romanian), Pyotr (Russian), Pedru (Sardinian), Peadar (Scottish), Petar (Serbian), Peter (Slovak), Peter (Slovene), Pedro (Spanish), Petro (Ukrainian), Pedr (Welsh)
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