Peta Name Meaning & Origin

Peta

Pronunciation: PEHT-ə (key)

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In Australia, Peta seems to have been popular in the 1970s as a feminine version of Peter, and pronounced the same way as Peter (Pee-tuh). Very often it was the first part of a double name, such as Peta-Lee.

When I saw this name, my first thought was the PETA, the animal rights group. Which is probably why it won't catch on in the United States any time soon.

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The Peta I knew pronounced it PEET-a.

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Peta Murgatroyd, professional ballroom dancer (namely on Dancing With the Stars)

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