Across the world, Petrovych (Василь , Петрович , Petrovych ) is a widespread male first name. The first name Petrovych is characteristic of Ukraine, where it is a prevalent male name, Azerbaijan, where it is quite a rare masculine name, and Russia. Measured by absolute frequency, it most frequently occurs in Eastern Europe, particularly Ukraine, Russia, and Poland. Much less frequently, Petrovych is the last name as well as the forename.
Petrovych is also a name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Vasili Kuragin , the character from War and Peace; Vasily Denisov , the character from War and Peace; Vasily Karpov , the fictional character from 2016 film 'Captain America: Civil War'; Василий Тёркин , the character of Tvardovskiy's poems, Vasili Tyorkin and Prince Vasily Shein , character in The Bracelet of Garnets.
|kosmiadi heorhiy petrovych Ukrainian artist, architect, teacher (1886-1967), RU (b. 1886)|
|cherepko viktor petrovych employee of the Russian FSB published by Ukraine in 2022 (b. 1959)|