Given Name PETRUS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: PE-truws (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latin form of PETER used occasionally in Dutch and German.
VARIANTS: Peter, Pieter, Pier (Dutch), Peter (German)
DIMINUTIVE: Piet (Dutch)
FEMININE FORMS: Petra (Dutch), Petra (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pjetër (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)

Categories

Latinizations, rare German, saints
Entry updated July 2, 2017