Petr: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Petr

Petr

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Origin of the name Peter:

From the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Petrus and the Greek Petros, names derived from petra (a rock) and petros (a stone). The name is borne in the Bible by one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ. Peter is considered to have been the first pope and cofounder of the Christian Church with Paul.

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