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)