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Name Meaning - Petra

Origin of the name Petra

Petra is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.

People having the name Petra are in general originating from Greece, Italy, United States of America.

For another variant of the name Petra across the world, see Per.

Name meaning of Petra
  • Small rock
  • Stone
Numerology Interpretation
  • Name Number: 6
  • Interpretation: Home, Family, Love, Balance, Harmony, Help, Warmth, Social justice
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History and Related Information

English: modern feminine form of Peter, representing a hypothetical Latin name Petra; petra is in fact the regular Late Latin word for ‘stone’ (Greek petra), of which petrus (see Peter) is a byform.

Popularity of the given name

The name Petra is ranked on the 219ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.

We estimate that there are at least 1257700 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.038% of the population.

The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

The name Petra has five characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.

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