Pelle Name Meaning & Origin
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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Scandinavian pet form of Peter.
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Howlin' Pelle Almqvist, lead singer of "The Hives".
Pelle "Dead" Yngve Ohlin, former lead singer of the Norwegian metal band Mayhem
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"Pelle Svanslös" (Peter-no-Tail) animated Swedish film based on a children's novel by Gösta Knutsson.