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Namesakes for Peter
Biblical Characters: 1 character
      Peter   (m)   Matt. 4:18/Matt. 16:17/John 1:42  
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 1 pope
      Peter   ?-67  
Bulgarian Kings and Tsars: 3 tsars
      Tsar Petar I (a.k.a. Peter)   927-969  
      Tsar Petar II (a.k.a. Peter)   1040-1041  
      Tsar Petar III (a.k.a. Peter)   1072  
Danish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      Peter Georg Bang   1854-1856  
Dutch Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      Jan Peter Balkenende   2002-2010  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
      (actor) Peter Falk   1972; 1976; 1990   Columbo  
Fictional Characters from Books: 3 heroes, 2 characters
      Peter Rabbit   1902   The Tale of Peter Rabbit  
      Peter Pan   1902   The Little White Bird  
      Peter Rabbit   1910   Old Mother West Wind  
      Peter Pevensie   1950   The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe  
      Peter Parker   1962   Spider-Man  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 character, 1 hero
      Peter Venkman   1984   Ghostbusters  
      Peter Parker   2002   Spider-Man  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 hero
      Peter Pan   1904   Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up  
Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales: 1 character, 1 villain
      Peter Piper   English  
      Zwarte Piet (a.k.a. Peter)   Dutch  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball, 1 ice hockey
      (basketball) Pete Maravich (a.k.a. Peter)   1987  
      (ice hockey) Peter Šťastný   1998  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
      Peter Pettigrew  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 1 king
      King Péter Urseolo   1038-1041; 1044-1046  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 1 storm
      Storm Peter   2003  
Nobel Prize Winners: 4 medicine, 3 chemistry, 2 economics, 2 physics
      (chemistry) Peter Debye   1936  
      (medicine) Henrik Dam (a.k.a. Peter)   1943  
      (medicine) Peter Medawar   1960  
      (chemistry) Peter D. Mitchell   1978  
      (medicine) Peter C. Doherty   1996  
      (medicine) Peter Mansfield   2003  
      (chemistry) Peter Agre   2003  
      (physics) Peter Grünberg   2007  
      (economics) Peter Diamond   2010  
      (physics) Peter Higgs   2013  
      (economics) Lars Peter Hansen   2013  
Norwegian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      Christian Michelsen (a.k.a. Peter)   1905-1907  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 21 actors, 1 actress
      Peter Lorre   1904-1964  
      Peter Cushing   1913-1994  
      Peter Finch   1916-1977  
      Peter Ustinov   1921-2004  
      Peter Sellers   1925-1980  
      Peter Graves   1926-2010  
      Peter Falk   1927-2011  
      Peter O'Toole   1932-2013  
      Peter Fonda   1940-  
      Ellis Jones (a.k.a. Peter)   1943-  
      Peter Egan   1946-  
      Peter Weller   1947-  
      Peter MacNicol   1954-  
      Peter Reckell   1955-  
      Peter Gallagher   1955-  
      Peter Capaldi   1958-  
      Peter Krause   1965-  
      Peter Dinklage   1969-  
      Peter Sarsgaard   1971-  
      Peter Facinelli   1973-  
      Bruno Mars (a.k.a. Peter)   1985-  
      Kent Riley (a.k.a. Peter)   1988-  
Notable Artists: 5 painters
      Pietro Perugino (a.k.a. Peter)   1446-1523  
      Pieter Brueghel the Elder (a.k.a. Peter)   c. 1525-1569  
      Peter Paul Rubens   1577-1640  
      Pierre-Auguste Renoir (a.k.a. Peter)   1841-1919  
      Piet Mondrian (a.k.a. Peter)   1872-1944  
Notable Athletes: 6 soccer, 1 basketball, 1 ice hockey
      (basketball) Pete Maravich (a.k.a. Peter)   1947-1988  
      (soccer) Peter Shilton   1949-  
      (soccer) Peter Arntz   1953-  
      (ice hockey) Peter Šťastný   1956-  
      (soccer) Peter Bosz   1963-  
      (soccer) Peter van Vossen   1968-  
      (soccer) Efe Sodje (a.k.a. Peter)   1972-  
      (soccer) Peter Hoekstra   1973-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
      Peter Drucker   1909-2005  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 7 explorers
      Pêro da Covilhã (a.k.a. Peter)   c. 1460-1526  
      Pedro Álvares Cabral (a.k.a. Peter)   c. 1467-c. 1520  
      Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa (a.k.a. Peter)   1532-1592  
      Pedro Fernandes de Queirós (a.k.a. Peter)   1565-1614  
      Peter Pond   1739-1807  
      Peter Skene Ogden   1790-1854  
      Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (a.k.a. Peter)   1852-1905  
Notable Filmmakers: 2 directors
      Ellis Jones (a.k.a. Peter)   1943-  
      Peter Jackson   1961-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
      (television) Peter Jennings   1938-2005  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers, 3 musicians
      Franz Schubert (a.k.a. Peter)   1797-1828    
      Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (a.k.a. Peter)   1840-1893   classical  
      Peter Warlock   1894-1930    
      Peter Gabriel   1950-   rock  
      Michael Peter "Flea" Balzary   1962-   rock  
      Bruno Mars (a.k.a. Peter)   1985-   pop  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 economist, 1 mathematician, 1 philosopher
      Pierre Abélard (a.k.a. Peter)   1079-1142  
      Pierre-Simon Laplace (a.k.a. Peter)   1749-1827  
      Pyotr Kropotkin (a.k.a. Peter)   1842-1921  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 astronomers
      Pierre-Simon Laplace (a.k.a. Peter)   1749-1827  
      Gerard Kuiper (a.k.a. Peter)   1905-1973  
Notable Writers: 1 playwright
      Pierre Corneille (a.k.a. Peter)   1606-1684  
Olympic Medalists: 5 bronze, 5 gold, 3 silver, 2 gold/bronze, 1 silver/bronze
      (bronze) Peter Nottet   1968   speed skating  
      (gold/bronze) Peter Hochschorner   2000; 2004; 2008; 2012   canoe slalom  
      (gold) Peter Thomsen   2008; 2012   equestrian  
      (silver) Hans Peter Minderhoud   2008   equestrian  
      (gold) Peter Charles   2012   equestrian  
      (bronze) Peter Joppich   2012   fencing  
      (bronze) Peter Taylor   2012   rowing  
      (gold/bronze) Peter Vanderkaay   2004; 2008; 2012   swimming  
      (gold) Peter Wilson   2012   shooting  
      (bronze) Peter Lang   2012   sailing  
      (gold) Peter Kennaugh   2012   cycling - track  
      (bronze) Péter Módos   2012   Greco-Roman wrestling  
      (silver) Peter Chambers   2012   rowing  
      (silver) Peter Burling   2012   sailing  
      (gold) Peter Kretschmer   2012   canoe sprint  
      (silver/bronze) Peter Prevc   2014   ski jumping  
Oscar Award Winners: 2 actors, 1 director
      (actor) Peter Ustinov   1960; 1964   Spartacus; Topkapi  
      (actor) Peter Finch   1976   Network  
      (director) Peter Jackson   2003   The Lord of Rings: The Return of King  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers
      Prime Minister Péter Boross   1993-1994   Hungary  
      Prime Minister Péter Medgyessy   2002-2004   Hungary  
Portuguese Kings and Queens: 4 kings
      King Pedro I the Just (a.k.a. Peter)   1357-1367  
      King Pedro II the Pacific (a.k.a. Peter)   1683-1706  
      King Pedro IV (a.k.a. Peter)   1826  
      King Pedro V (a.k.a. Peter)   1853-1861  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
      Peter Taylor   1987   A Summons to Memphis  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 3 tsars
      Tsar Pyotr I the Great (a.k.a. Peter)   1682-1725  
      Tsar Pyotr II (a.k.a. Peter)   1727-1730  
      Tsar Pyotr III (a.k.a. Peter)   1762  
Saints: 79 saints, 62 blessed
      Saint Peter   ?-67  
      Saint Peter of Lampsacus   ?-251  
      Saint Peter   ?-260  
      Saint Peter of Nicomedia   ?-303  
      Saint Peter   ?-304  
      Saint Peter Balsam   ?-311  
      Saint Peter   ?-311  
      Saint Peter II of Sebastea   c. 340-391  
      Saint Peter Chrysologus   400-450  
      Saint Peter II   ?-519  
      Saint Peter the Deacon   ?-605  
      Saint Peter of Canterbury   ?-606  
      Saint Peter   ?-735  
      Saint Peter the Scribe   ?-743  
      Saint Peter   ?-750  
      Saint Peter of Atroa   773-837  
      Saint Peter   ?-851  
      Saint Peter   ?-855  
      Saint Peter Urseolus   928-987  
      Saint Petar I of Bulgaria (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-970  
      Saint Peter Martinez   ?-1000  
      Saint Peter of Chavanon   1003-1080  
      Saint Peter of Perugia   ?-1007  
      Saint Peter Damian   1007-1072  
      Saint Peter of Trevi   ?-1052  
      Blessed Peter Igneus   ?-1089  
      Saint Peter   1102-1174  
      Saint Peter of Anagni   ?-1105  
      Saint Peter of Osma   ?-1109  
      Blessed Peter the Hermit   ?-1115  
      Blessed Peter   ?-1115  
      Saint Peter of Pappacarbone   ?-1123  
      Saint Peter of Juilly   ?-1136  
      Blessed Peter the Venerable   ?-1156  
      Saint Peter Nolasco   1189-1256  
      Saint Peter González   1190-1246  
      Saint Peter Pareuzi   ?-1199  
      Saint Peter of Verona   1205-1252  
      Blessed Peter of Castelnau   ?-1208  
      Saint Peter Pascual   1227-1300  
      Saint Peter of Sassoferrato   ?-1231  
      Blessed Pietro Armengol (a.k.a. Peter)   1238-1304  
      Saint Peter Rodriguez   ?-1242  
      Blessed Peter of Gubbio   ?-1250  
      Blessed Peter de la Cadireta   ?-1277  
      Blessed Peter Tecelano   ?-1287  
      Blessed Peter of Siena   ?-1289  
      Blessed Pietro of Treja (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1304  
      Saint Pierre Thomas (a.k.a. Peter)   1305-1366  
      Blessed Pietro Cresci (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1323  
      Blessed Pietro Gambacorti of Pisa (a.k.a. Peter)   1355-1435  
      Blessed Pierre of Luxembourg (a.k.a. Peter)   1369-1387  
      Blessed Pedro de Dueñas (a.k.a. Peter)   1378-1397  
      Blessed Pietro of Tiferno (a.k.a. Peter)   1390-1445  
      Saint Pedro de Regalado (a.k.a. Peter)   1390-1456  
      Blessed Pietro Geremia (a.k.a. Peter)   1399-1452  
      Saint Pedro de Arbués (a.k.a. Peter)   1441-1485  
      Blessed Pietro da Mogliano (a.k.a. Peter)   1442-1490  
      Blessed Pedro de Cerdena (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1453  
      Saint Pedro de Alcántara (a.k.a. Peter)   1499-1562  
      Blessed Pierre Favre (a.k.a. Peter)   1506-1546  
      Saint Pieter Canisius (a.k.a. Peter)   1521-1597  
      Blessed Pedro of Avila (a.k.a. Peter)   1562-1622  
      Saint Pierre Fourier (a.k.a. Peter)   1565-1640  
      Saint Petrus van Assche (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1572  
      Blessed Pietro Casani (a.k.a. Peter)   1572-1647  
      Saint Pedro Claver (a.k.a. Peter)   1581-1654  
      Blessed Pietro Berno (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1583  
      Blessed Peter Rinshei   1589-1626  
      Saint Pedro Baptist (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1597  
      Saint Pedro Sukejiro (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1597  
      Blessed Peter Snow   ?-1598  
      Saint Peter Higgins   1601-1642  
      Blessed Peter Wright   1603-1651  
      Blessed Pedro of the Assumption (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1614  
      Blessed Pedro de Zuniga (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1622  
      Blessed Pedro Zampo (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1622  
      Saint Peter Paul of Saint Claire   ?-1622  
      Blessed Peter Ikiemon   ?-1622  
      Blessed Peter Nangashi   ?-1622  
      Blessed Peter Onizuko   ?-1622  
      Blessed Peter Sanga   ?-1622  
      Blessed Peter Shichiyemon   ?-1622  
      Blessed Pietro Paolo Navarro (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1622  
      Blessed Peter Vasquez   ?-1624  
      Blessed Peter Araki Chobyoye   ?-1626  
      Saint Pedro of Saint Joseph Betancur (a.k.a. Peter)   1626-1667  
      Blessed Peter of the Holy Mother of God   ?-1629  
      Blessed Peter Kufioji   ?-1630  
      Blessed Pedro Calungsod (a.k.a. Peter)   1655-1672  
      Blessed Pierre Vigne (a.k.a. Peter)   1670-1740  
      Blessed Pedro Sanz y Jordá (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1747  
      Blessed Pierre-René Rogue (a.k.a. Peter)   1758-1796  
      Blessed Pierre-François Jamet (a.k.a. Peter)   1762-1845  
      Saint Peter Thi   1763-1839  
      Saint Peter Khanh   1780-1842  
      Blessed Pierre-Michel Noel (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1794  
      Saint Peter Yi Ho-yong   1802-1838  
      Saint Pierre Chanel (a.k.a. Peter)   1803-1841  
      Blessed Pierre Bonhomme (a.k.a. Peter)   1803-1861  
      Saint Pierre Dumoulin-Borie (a.k.a. Peter)   1808-1838  
      Blessed Pierre-Julien Eymard (a.k.a. Peter)   1811-1868  
      Saint Peter Ch'oe Hyong   1813-1866  
      Blessed Peter Ou   ?-1814  
      Blessed Peter Ryou Tiyeng-Rioul   1816-1866  
      Saint Peter Francis Neron   1818-1860  
      Blessed Peter Friedhofen   1819-1860  
      Blessed John Peter Neel   1832-1862  
      Saint Peter Tuy   ?-1833  
      Saint Peter Liu Wenyuan   ?-1834  
      Blessed Peter Lieou   ?-1834  
      Saint Anthony Peter Dich   ?-1838  
      Saint Joseph Peter Uyen   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Vu Dang Khoa   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Tu Van Nguyen   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Duong   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Duong   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Truat   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Tu   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Tuan   ?-1838  
      Saint Peter Yu Taech'oi   ?-1839  
      Saint Pierre-Henri Dorie (a.k.a. Peter)   1839-1866  
      Saint Peter Hong Pyong-ju   ?-1840  
      Saint Peter Hieu   ?-1840  
      Saint Peter Tu   ?-1840  
      Blessed Pietro Bonilli (a.k.a. Peter)   1841-1935  
      Saint Peter Van   ?-1857  
      Saint Peter Quy   ?-1859  
      Saint Peter Dung Van Dinh   ?-1862  
      Saint Peter Thuan   ?-1862  
      Saint Peter Cho Hwa-so   ?-1866  
      Blessed Pedro Poveda Castroverde (a.k.a. Peter)   1874-1936  
      Blessed Pedro de Alcantara Villanueva Larrayoz (a.k.a. Peter)   1881-1936  
      Saint Pedro Esqueda Ramírez (a.k.a. Peter)   1887-1927  
      Blessed Pavel Peter Gojdič   1888-1960  
      Blessed Petro Verhun (a.k.a. Peter)   1890-1957  
      Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati (a.k.a. Peter)   1901-1925  
      Blessed Pere Tarrés i Claret (a.k.a. Peter)   1905-1950  
      Blessed Piotr Edward Dankowski (a.k.a. Peter)   1908-1942  
      Blessed Peter To Rot   1912-1945  
      Blessed Pedro Ruiz de los Paños y Ángel (a.k.a. Peter)   ?-1936  
Serbian Kings, Tsars and Princes: 2 kings
      King Petar I (a.k.a. Peter)   1903-1921  
      King Petar II (a.k.a. Peter)   1934-1945  
Shakespearian Characters: 8 characters
      Peter of Pomfret   King John  
      Friar Peter   Measure For Measure  
      Peter   Romeo and Juliet  
      Peter   Taming of the Shrew  
      Peter Bullcalf   Henry IV (2)  
      Peter Quince   A Midsummer Night's Dream  
      Peter Simple   The Merry Wives of Windsor  
      Peter Thump   Henry VI (2)  
Spanish Kings and Queens: 5 kings
      King Pedro I (Aragon) (a.k.a. Peter)   1094-1104  
      King Pedro II (Aragon) (a.k.a. Peter)   1196-1213  
      King Pedro III the Great (Aragon) (a.k.a. Peter)   1276-1285  
      King Pedro IV the Ceremonious (Aragon) (a.k.a. Peter)   1336-1387  
      King Pedro the Cruel (Castile) (a.k.a. Peter)   1350-1369  
Title Characters: 4 books, 4 songs, 2 films, 1 film/musical/book, 1 musical
      (book) Peter Rabbit   1902   The Tale of Peter Rabbit  
      (film) Peter   1934   Peter  
      (book) Peter   1971   Lord Peter  
      (book) Peter   1973   Peter's Chair  
      (song) Peter Piper   1986   Peter Piper  
      (song) Peter Pumpkinhead   1992   The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead  
      (film/musical/book) Peter Pan   1911; 1950; 1953; 1954; 1996; 2006   Peter & Wendy; Peter Pan; Peter Pan: A Musical Adventure; Peter Pan in Scarlet  
      (musical) Peter   1998   Shockheaded Peter  
      (book) Peter   2004   Peter and the Starcatchers  
      (film) Peter   2011   Peter  
      (song) Peter   2014   Peter  
      (song) Peter   2015   Peter and the Gun