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PronouncedPron.PEERZ English
PEERS English
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Meaning & History

Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
VariantsPeter, Peers English
Feminine FormsPetra English Peta English (Australian)
Other Languages & CulturesPjetër 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 Petro Esperanto Peeter Estonian Petur Faroese Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka Finnish Pierre, Pierrick French 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 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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Golden Sun characters, Harry Potter characters, literature, medieval
Entry updated July 28, 2009   Contribute