Petronella Name Meaning & Origin

Petronella

Pronunciation: pe-troh-NEL-lə (key)

Related Names:

Petronel, Petronilla

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Nicknames for Petronella

Nella, Petra, Ella

Meanings and history of the name Petronella

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.

Famous real-life people named Petronella

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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