Updated June 9, 2019

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Rock, stone

Boy name variations

Peter

Peter

- 1% this year
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Pete

Pete

- 7% this year
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Petey

Petey

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Pietor

Pietor

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Pytor

Pytor

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Petr

Petr

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Pieter

Pieter

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Piotr

Piotr

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Pietro

Pietro

- 32% this year
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Pedro

Pedro

+ 7% this year
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Pierre

Pierre

- 10% this year
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Piers

Piers

+ 57% this year
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Pierce

Pierce

- 9% this year
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Peer

Peer

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Pero

Pero

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Piero

Piero

+ 44% this year
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Peder

Peder

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Per

Per

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Pelle

Pelle

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Peadair

Peadair

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Petrus

Petrus

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Perrin

Perrin

+ 20% this year
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Perkin

Perkin

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Perkins

Perkins

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Parnell

Parnell

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Parle

Parle

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Parkin

Parkin

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Parkinson

Parkinson

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Petrie

Petrie

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Petri

Petri

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Petronio

Petronio

0 % this year
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Pierson

Pierson

- 16% this year
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Petò

Petò

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Petúr

Petúr

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Pyotr

Pyotr

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How Popular Is The Name Peterson

Family name origins & meanings

  • English, Scottish, and German : patronymic from Peter.
  • Americanized form of similar surnames of non-English origin (such as Petersen, or Swedish Pettersson).
  • In VT, there are Petersons who were originally called by the French name Beausoleil; in some documentation this was translated fairly literally as Prettysun, which was then assimilated to Peterson.