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Forename Peter

Throughout the world, Peter (Peter Germany Kenya United States Nigeria United Kingdom, Петр Russia Kazakhstan Belarus Bulgaria, Petrus Germany Kenya United States Nigeria United Kingdom, along with others...) is an extremely common masculine forename. First name Peter is characteristic to Guyana, where it is an extremely common male name, Slovakia, and Kenya, where it is a very common masculine name (explore name in all countries). Measured by an absolute frequency it commonest in Germany, Kenya, and the United States. Much less frequently, Peter is the last name as well as a forename.

Peter is also a name from the Bible. Explore more in our Biblical names portal!

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Peter

name Peer, name פיטר, name Peta, name Petrosyan, name Boutros, name Pero, name Peters, name Petér, name Petter, name ปีเตอร์, name Peetu, name Petrel, name Pedar, name Peder, name Petteri, name Petri, name بيتر, name Pelle, name Petêr, name Pehr, name Petras, name Πέτρος, name Pether, name John Thomas, name Питер, name Kalmár, name Petersen, name Petry, name Petur, name Petyr, name Петр, name Petros, name Pere, name Per, name Pedro, name Patch, name ピーター, name Petr, name Petelo, name Bedros, name Petrus, name Pedru, name Altpeter, name Petèr, name Пётр, name Петър, name Petar, name Petro, name Pearce, name Dick, name Petko, name Petersburg, name Peter, name Петер, name Peeter, name Peru, name Peter, name Petru, name Petër, name Kepa, name 彼得, name Petre, name Petra
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Petrus, Peter United States, Kenya, United Kingdom, Germany, Nigeria
Пётр, Петр Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Bulgaria
Петър Bulgaria, Russia
بيتر Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Egypt
彼得 China
Петер Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Bulgaria
ปีเตอร์ Thailand
Питер Ukraine, Israel, Kazakhstan, Russia
Πέτρος Greece
פיטר Israel
ピーター Japan

First name Peter in the context

Peter is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Peter Pan , the fictional character created by J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan; Spider-Man , the fictional character in Marvel Comics, The Amazing Spider-Man; Peter Griffin , the A prophet in the religion of Islam, Family Guy; Lord Peter Wimsey , the fictional character in novels and stories written by Dorothy Sayers, Busman's Honeymoon and Peter Pevensie , the fictional English boy, a lead character in the first two Narnia books, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of Peter Peter Peter 1st Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Patriarch of Antioch and Apostle of Jesus Christ (b. 1) link
picture of Peter of Alexandria Peter of Alexandria Peter of Alexandria Coptic pope of Alexandria, Ancient Rome (b. 300) link
Peter the Deacon deacon (b. 450) link
picture of Peter the Athonite Peter the Athonite Peter the Athonite Byzantine Empire (b. 650) link
Peter of Capitolias (b. 650) link
Peter the Patrician (b. 750) link
picture of Peter Delyan Peter Delyan Peter Delyan Bulgarian emperor (b. 988) link
picture of Peter I, Count of Savoy Peter I, Count of Savoy Peter I, Count of Savoy Count of Maurienne and Margrave of Turin/Suse (b. 1048) link
Peter König 17th-century publisher (b. 1000) link
picture of Peter the Hermit Peter the Hermit Peter the Hermit 11th century French Christian priest and key figure during the First Crusade, France (b. 1050) link
Peter of Anagni Benedictine bishop (b. 1001) link
Peter Bürger (b. 1000) link
Peter de Honestis Italian monk (b. 1049) link
Peter Raymundi (b. 1040) link
Piotr I 🇵🇱 (b. 1050) link
picture of Peter Waldo Peter Waldo Peter Waldo French theologian, France (b. 1140) link
Peter Helias French philosopher, France (b. 1100) link
Peter de Maulay English nobleman and associate of King John Sheriff of Dorset and Somerset Sheriff of Northamptonshire Baron Mulgrave, Kingdom of England (b. 1101) link
Peter of Wakefield English hermit (b. 1101) link
Peter de Leia Welsh monk and bishop (b. 1101) link
Peter Musandinus Medieval medicine scholar (b. 1120) link
picture of Peter González Peter González Peter González Spanish Dominican friar and priest, España (b. 1190) link
picture of Peter de Montfort Peter de Montfort Peter de Montfort English magnate, Kingdom of England (b. 1205) link
Peter av Husastad (b. 1150) link
Peter of Barcelona (b. 1152) link
picture of Peter of Courtenay, Lord of Conches Peter of Courtenay, Lord of Conches Peter of Courtenay, Lord of Conches French nobleman, Crusader and Lord of Conches and Mehun, France (b. 1218) link
Peter II, Bishop of Győr Hungarian bishop (b. 1175) link
picture of Peter of Aspelt Peter of Aspelt Peter of Aspelt Roman Catholic archbishop, Germany (b. 1240) link
picture of Peter Monoszló Peter Monoszló Peter Monoszló (b. 1240) link
Peter von Entringen knight, Germany (b. 1200) link
Peter of Colechurch English cleric and architect (b. 1200) link
Peter archbischop of Tyre, España (b. 1200) link
Peter of Angoulême Latin patriarch of Antioch, France (b. 1200) link
Peter de Ramsay British bishop (b. 1201) link
Peter la Chapman 14th-century English politician (b. 1201) link
Peter Akerovich Ukrainian Orthodox metropolitan (b. 1201) link
Peter von Thure (b. 1200) link
Peter I. von Hazart (b. 1200) link
Peter Embriaco of Giblet (b. 1201) link
Peter van Borselen Heer van Kloetinge en Goes (b. 1210) link
Peter Mauley English baron, Kingdom of England (b. 1226) link
Peter Skulesson (b. 1216) link
Peter de Hibernia Sicilian natural philosopher, Reino de Sicilia (b. 1230) link
Peter Quinel medieval Bishop of Exeter (b. 1230) link
picture of Peter I of Rosenberg Peter I of Rosenberg Peter I of Rosenberg (b. 1282) link
Peter Mauley English baron, died 1308, Kingdom of England (b. 1249) link
Peter of Limoges (b. 1240) link
Peter Stradelinges soldier, died by 1314 (b. 1250) link
Peter de la Mare (b. 1248) link
Peter de Haga (b. 1250) link
Peter Eskilsson Näf (b. 1250) link
Peter Rych CH (b. 1250) link
Peter Wise (b. 1250) link
picture of Peter Stromer Peter Stromer Peter Stromer German councillor, Germany (b. 1315) link
Peter of Majorca Infante of Majorca, Kingdom of Majorca (b. 1270) link
Peter of Zittau Czech writer and medieval chronicler (b. 1275) link
Peter Paludanus Roman Catholic archbishop, France (b. 1275) link
picture of Peter I of Cyprus Peter I of Cyprus Peter I of Cyprus King of Cyprus and King of Armenia (b. 1328) link
picture of Peter Parler Peter Parler Peter Parler German architect, Holy Roman Empire (b. 1330) link
Péter Aba Hungarian judge royal, Kingdom of Hungary (b. 1250) link
Peter Mauley, 2nd Lord Mauley English baron, Kingdom of England (b. 1281) link
picture of Péter Perényi Péter Perényi Péter Perényi Hungarian judge (b. 1301) link
picture of Peter of Ancarano Peter of Ancarano Peter of Ancarano Italian jurist (b. 1333) link
Pierre de Savoie France (b. 1250) link
Péter Dominikinpoika Kingdom of Hungary (b. 1250) link
picture of Peter Courtenay Peter Courtenay Peter Courtenay English politician (b. 1346) link
Peter Tilliol English politician (b. 1299) link
Peter Mauley English nobleman, Third Baron Mauley, Kingdom of England (b. 1300) link
Peter Blount English politician (b. 1301) link
Peter Pope English politician (b. 1301) link
Peter Stantor English politician (b. 1301) link
Peter Cuddon Kingdom of England politician, Kingdom of England (b. 1301) link
Peter Sturt English politician, Kingdom of England (b. 1301) link
Peter (b. 1292) link
Peter de la Mare (b. 1297) link
Peter der Wachtelsack (b. 1300) link
Peter Kröll von Reichenhall (b. 1300) link
Peter Angeli de Pontecorvo (b. 1300) link
Peter II. (b. 1300) link
Peter Lacy 14th-century Lord Privy Seal (b. 1310) link
Peter II. von Hazart (b. 1300) link
Peter I. Pfäffinger (b. 1300) link
Peter Reich von Reichenstein (b. 1300) link
Peter of Compostela scholar (b. 1317) link
Peter Suchenwirt Austrian poet (b. 1320) link
Peter von Hunwil (b. 1310) link
Peter Atte Wode English judge (b. 1325) link
Piotr I z Opola Polish canon, 🇵🇱 (b. 1300) link
Peter Ceffons France (b. 1320) link
Peter von Thorberg CH (b. 1321) link
Peter Mauley English nobleman, 4th Baron Mauley, Kingdom of England (b. 1331) link
Peter von Raron CH (b. 1325) link
Peter Jelito (b. 1325) link
Peter von Blankenfelde German politician, Germany (b. 1335) link
Peter II. von Rosenberg (b. 1326) link
picture of Petr of Prachatice Petr of Prachatice Petr of Prachatice (b. 1350) link
picture of Peter of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol Peter of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol Peter of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol Count of Brienne, Conversano and Saint-Pol, France (b. 1390) link
Pedro Cornaro (b. 1301) link
picture of Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra Infante Peter, Duke of Coimbra Regent of Portugal (b. 1392) link
Peter van Culemborg Heer van Boxmeer (b. 1335) link

Characteristic surnames

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