Meaning & History
Variant of PER
. The Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen used this name for the main character in his play 'Peer Gynt' (1867).
DIMINUTIVE: Pelle (Swedish) OTHER LANGUAGES: 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, Pier, Pieter, Piet (Dutch), Peter, Peers, Pete (English), Piers (English (British)), Petro (Esperanto), Peeter (Estonian), 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, 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, Petrica (Romanian), Pyotr (Russian), Peadar (Scottish), Petar (Serbian), Peter (Slovak), Peter (Slovene), Pedro (Spanish), Petro (Ukrainian), Pedr (Welsh) |