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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. PEH-tra(German, Dutch)
PEHT-rah(Finnish)
PEHT-rə(English)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
VariantPeta(English (Australian))
DiminutivesPéťa, Peťa, Petruška(Czech) Petrina(English)
Masculine FormsPeter, Petrus(German) Peter, Petrus, Pieter(Dutch) Petr, Péťa, Peťa, Petřík(Czech) Peter(Slovak) Peter(Slovene) Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero(Croatian) Péter, Peti(Hungarian) Peder, Peter, Petter, Pierre, Per(Swedish) Petri, Petteri, Pietari(Finnish) Peter, Pete(English) Piers(English (British))
Other Languages & CulturesPenka, Petia, Petya(Bulgarian) Perrine, Pierrette(French) Petroula(Greek) Pietra, Piera, Pierina, Pietrina(Italian)

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