Given Name PIERRE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French, Swedish
PRONOUNCED: PYER (French)   [details]

Meaning & History

French form of PETER. This name was borne by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a French impressionist painter, and by Pierre Curie (1859-1906), a physicist who discovered radioactivity with his wife Marie.

Categories

actors, artists, athletes, authors, Canadian prime ministers, explorers, heroes, literature, Monegasque princely family, painters, philosophers, saints, scientists, song titles, world leaders
DIMINUTIVE: Pierrick (French)
FEMININE FORMS: Perrine, Pierrette (French), Petra (Swedish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pjetër (Albanian), Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Arabic), Bedros, Petros (Armenian), Peru, Petri, Peio (Basque), Peter (Biblical), Petros (Biblical Greek), Petrus (Biblical Latin), 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, Petrus, Pieter, Pier, Piet (Dutch), Peter, Peers, Pete (English), Piers (English (British)), Petro (Esperanto), Peeter (Estonian), Petur (Faroese), Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka (Finnish), Pitter (Frisian), Petre (Georgian), Peter, Petrus (German), 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), Petro (Ukrainian), Pedr (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Pièrre
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