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Forename Peter

Across the world, Peter (Peter Germany Nigeria United States Kenya United Kingdom, Петр Germany United States Russia Kazakhstan Belarus, Petrus Germany Nigeria United States United Kingdom Tanzania, along with others...) is a prevalent male given name. The forename Peter is characteristic of Bulgaria, where it is a prevalent boy's name, Germany, and Slovakia, where it is a common boy's name (explore the name in all countries). In absolute terms, it is commonest in Germany, Nigeria, and the United States. Much less frequently, Peter is the last name as well as the forename.

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

Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name Peter

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Peter United Kingdom, Germany, Nigeria, United States, Kenya
Петр Russia, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, United States
Petrus United Kingdom, Germany, Nigeria, United States, Tanzania
Петър Russia, Bulgaria
Пётр France, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, United States
بيتر Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan
彼得 China
Петер Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria
Πέτρος Greece
ピーター Japan
פיטר Israel
Питер Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
ปีเตอร์ Thailand

First name Peter in the context

Peter is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Peter , the 1st Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Patriarch of Antioch and Apostle of Jesus Christ, Gospel of Mark; Spider-Man , the fictional character in Marvel Comics, The Amazing Spider-Man; Peter Pan , the fictional character created by J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan; Peter Griffin , the fictional character from the Family Guy franchise and Lord Peter Wimsey , the fictional character in novels and stories written by Dorothy Sayers, Busman's Honeymoon, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

wife of saint peter 1st century Christian woman (b. 1) link
picture of peter apselamus peter apselamus peter apselamus third-century Christian martyr, IL (b. 201) link
peter the deacon deacon (6th century) (b. 450) link
picture of peter the athonite peter the athonite peter the athonite (b. 650) link
peter of capitolias (b. 650) link
peter of friuli Italian duke (b. 701) link
peter the patrician (b. 750) link
peter of atroa abbot and saint (b. 773) link
picture of peter delyan peter delyan peter delyan Bulgarian emperor (b. 1001) link
peter of carcassonne (b. 981) link
picture of peter i, count of savoy peter i, count of savoy peter i, count of savoy Margrave of Turin/Suse (b. 1048) link
peter de valognes Norman noble (b. 1001) link
peter 2nd bishop of nice (b. 1035) link
peter de honestis Italian monk (b. 1049) link
peter of poitiers saint, FR (b. 1050) link