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(Wikipedia) - Peter (given name)   (Redirected from Pyotr) For the disambiguation and a list of people named "Peter", see Peter. Peter Pronunciation Gender Origin Word/Name Meaning Other names Related names
Saint Peter as painted by Peter Paul Rubens
/ˈpiːtər/
Male
Greek
Stone
Pete, Petey/Petie, Peoter, Pearce, Petero, Per, Peta, Petra, Pierre, Piers
Look up Peter in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Peter is a common masculine given name. It is derived, via Latin "petra", from the Greek word πέτρος (petros) meaning "stone" or "rock".

According to the New Testament, Jesus gave Saint Peter (whose given name was Simon) the name Kephas or Cephas meaning "stone" in Aramaic. Saint Peter, according to ancient tradition, became the first bishop of Rome. Roman Catholics consider him to have been the first Pope and all subsequent popes to have been his successors, and therefore sometimes refer to the Pope or the Papacy itself as Peter.

ContentsIn other languages

The following names can be interpreted as Peter in English.

Polish

In Polish it is spelled as Piotr. Diminutives/hypocoristics include Piotrek, Piotruś, and Piotrunio.

Individuals named Piotr may choose their name day from the following dates:

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