Petronella Name Meaning & Origin

Petronella

Pronunciation: pe-troh-NEL-lə (key)

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Nella, Petra, Ella

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Petronella is a feminine form of the male name Peter, meaning "rock". It is most common in the Netherlands, where it can also be spelled Petronilla.

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St. Petronilla, martyr and daughter of St. Peter the Apostle, patron of those with fever and of the dauphins of France
Petronella Wyatt, British journalist and author
Petronella Burgerhof, Dutch gymnast
Petronella van Vliet, Dutch swimmer

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