PRONOUNCED: PEERZ (English), PEERS (English) [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval form of PETER
. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
FEMININE FORMS: Petra (English), Peta (English (Australian)) OTHER LANGUAGES: 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, Petko (Bulgarian), Pere (Catalan), Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Coptic), Petru (Corsican), Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero (Croatian), Petr (Czech), Peder, Peter, Peer, Per (Danish), Peter, Petrus, Pier, Pieter, Piet (Dutch), Petro (Esperanto), Peeter (Estonian), Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka (Finnish), Pierre, Pierrick (French), Pitter (Frisian), Petre (Georgian), Peter, Petrus (German), Petros (Greek), Pika (Hawaiian), Péter, Peti (Hungarian), Pétur (Icelandic), Peadar, Piaras (Irish), Pietro, Piero (Italian), Pitter, Pit (Limburgish), Petras (Lithuanian), Petar, Petre, Pece, Petko (Macedonian), Petera (Maori), Petruccio (Medieval Italian), Peder, Peter, Petter, Peer, Per (Norwegian), Pèire (Occitan), Piotr (Polish), Pedro, Pedrinho (Portuguese), Petre, Petru, Petrica (Romanian), Pyotr, Petia, Petya (Russian), 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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