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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from a dialect form of the personal name Pietro (from Latin Petrus).
  • Greek : shortened form of Petropoulos or some other derivative of Petros, Greek form of Peter.
  • Dutch : variant of Petrus.
  • Hungarian (Petrő) : from a pet form of the personal name Péter (see Peter).

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