Given Name PETRONILLA

GENDER: Feminine

Meaning & History

From a Latin name, a diminutive of Petronia, the feminine form of PETRONIUS. This was the name of an obscure 1st-century Roman saint, later believed to be a daughter of Saint Peter.

Categories

diminutives, queens, saints
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Petronia (Ancient Roman), Pernille (Danish), Petronella, Pietronella (Dutch), Parnel, Pernel, Peronel, Petronel (English), Pétronille (French), Pernille (Norwegian), Petronela (Polish), Petronela (Romanian), Petronela, Nela (Slovak), Petronella, Pernilla (Swedish)
Entry updated October 11, 2012