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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Petronella, Pietronella (Dutch), Parnel, Pernel, Peronel, Petronel (English), Pétronille (French), Petronella (German), Petronela (Polish), Petronela (Romanian), Petronela, Nela (Slovak), Petronella (Swedish)