Pierre 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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Pierre Bouvier- lead singer of Canadian rock band Simple Plan.
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Pyotr "Pierre" Kirilovich Bezukhov is one of the main characters in Leo Tolstoy's epic novel "War and Peace."
Pierre Bonaccord, character in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.