Gender Feminine
Scripts Петра(Bulgarian) Πέτρα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. PEH-tra(German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak) PEH-traw(Hungarian) PEHT-rah(Finnish) PEHT-rə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of Peter. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.

Related Names

VariantPeta(English (Australian))
DiminutivesPéťa, Peťa, Petruška(Czech) Penka, Petia, Petrana, Petya(Bulgarian) Petrina(English)
Masculine FormsPeter(German) Peter, Petrus, Pieter(Dutch) Pedro(Spanish) Petr, Péťa, Peťa, Petřík(Czech) Peter(Slovak) Peter(Slovene) Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero(Croatian) Petar, Pencho, Penko(Bulgarian) Péter, Peti(Hungarian) Peder, Peter, Petter, Per(Swedish) Petri, Petteri, Pietari(Finnish) Peter, Pete(English)
Other Languages & CulturesPerrine, Pierrette(French) Petroula(Greek) Pietra, Piera, Pierina, Pietrina(Italian)


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

Austria: May 31
Bulgaria: June 29
Czechia: August 17
Finland: June 29
Hungary: October 2
Norway: August 1
Slovakia: June 29
Sweden: June 29


Entry updated December 7, 2022