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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. PYEHR(French)
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Meaning & History

French form of PETER. This name has been consistently popular in France since the 13th century, but fell out of the top 100 names in 2017. It was borne by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a French impressionist painter, and Pierre Curie (1859-1906), a physicist who discovered radioactivity with his wife Marie.

Related Names

DiminutivePierrick(French)
Feminine FormsPerrine, Pierrette(French) Petra(Swedish)
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, 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, Peetu, 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) Pēteris(Latvian) 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, Petruț(Romanian) Pyotr, Petia, Petya(Russian) Pedru(Sardinian) Peadar(Scottish) Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero(Serbian) Peter(Slovak) Peter(Slovene) Pedro(Spanish) Petro(Ukrainian) Pedr(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsPierre, St Pierre(French)
Place Name DescendantSaint Pierre(French)
Same SpellingPièrre

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  
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