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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.PE-truws German
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Meaning & History

Latin form of PETER used occasionally in Dutch and German.
VariantsPeter, Pieter, Pier Dutch Peter German
DiminutivePiet Dutch
Feminine FormsPetra Dutch Petra German
Other Languages & CulturesPjetër Albanian Botros, Boutros, Butrus Arabic Bedros, Petros Armenian Peru, Petri, Peio Basque Peter Biblical Petros Biblical Greek Per, Perig, Pierrick Breton Petar, Penko Bulgarian Pere Catalan Botros, Boutros, Butrus Coptic Petru Corsican Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero Croatian Petr, Péťa, Peťa, Petřík Czech Peder, Peter, Peer, Per Danish Peter, Peers, Pete English Piers English (British) Petro Esperanto Peeter Estonian Petur Faroese Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka Finnish Pierre, Pierrick French Pitter Frisian Petre Georgian Petros Greek Bitrus Hausa Pika Hawaiian Péter, Peti Hungarian Pétur Icelandic Peadar, Piaras Irish Pietro, Pier, Pierino, Piero Italian Pitter, Pit Limburgish Petras Lithuanian Petar, Petre, Pece, Pero Macedonian Petera Maori Piers Medieval French Petruccio Medieval Italian Pièrre Norman Peder, Peter, Petter, Peer, Per Norwegian Pèire Occitan Piotr Polish Pedro, Pedrinho Portuguese Petre, Petru, Petrică Romanian Pyotr, Petia, Petya Russian Pedru Sardinian Peadar Scottish Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero Serbian Peter Slovak Peter Slovene Pedro Spanish Peder, Peter, Petter, Pierre, Peer, Pehr, Pelle, Per Swedish Petro Ukrainian Pedr Welsh

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute