Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Variant of Per. The Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen used this name for the main character in his play Peer Gynt (1867).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPjetër(Albanian) Botros, Boutros, Butrus(Arabic) Bedros, Petros(Armenian) Peru, Petri, Peio(Basque) Piotr(Belarusian) Peter(Biblical) Petros(Biblical Greek) Petrus(Biblical Latin) Per, Perig(Breton) Petar(Bulgarian) Pere(Catalan) Botros, Boutros, Butrus(Coptic) Petru(Corsican) Petar(Croatian) Petr, Péťa, Peťa, Petřík(Czech) Peter, Petrus, Pieter, Pier, Piet(Dutch) Peter, Peers, Pete(English) Piers(English (British)) Petro(Esperanto) Peeter(Estonian) Petur(Faroese) Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Peetu, Pekka(Finnish) Pierre(French) Pitter(Frisian) Petre(Georgian) Peter(German) Petros(Greek) Bitrus(Hausa) Pika(Hawaiian) Péter, Peti(Hungarian) Pétur(Icelandic) Peadar, Piaras(Irish) Pietro, Pier, Pierino, Piero(Italian) Pēteris(Latvian) Pitter, Pit(Limburgish) Petras(Lithuanian) Petar, Petre(Macedonian) Petera(Maori) Piers(Medieval French) Petruccio(Medieval Italian) Pièrre(Norman) Pèire(Occitan) Piotr(Polish) Pedro, Pedrinho(Portuguese) Petre, Petru, Petrică, Petruț(Romanian) Pyotr(Russian) Pedru(Sardinian) Peadar(Scottish) Petar(Serbian) Peter(Slovak) Peter(Slovene) Pedro(Spanish) Peder, Peter, Petter, Pierre, Pär, Pehr, Pelle, Per(Swedish) Petro(Ukrainian) Pedr(Welsh)
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Entry updated April 25, 2021