Petter 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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Currently it is the fifty-eighth most popular name for baby boys in Norway.
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Petter Askergren, a Swedish rap musician
Petter Dass, a poet and hymn writer
Petter Hansson, a Swedish soccer player
Petter Rudi, a Norwegian soccer player
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