Given Name PETRA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: PE-tra (German), PET-rah (Finnish), PET-rə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.


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VARIANT: Peta (English (Australian))
DIMINUTIVES: Péťa, Peťa, Petruška (Czech), Petrina (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Peter, 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/CULTURES: Penka, Petia, Petya (Bulgarian), Perrine, Pierrette (French), Petroula (Greek), Pietra, Piera, Pierina, Pietrina (Italian)
Entry updated July 2, 2017