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Origin and popularity of first name Peter

Origin of first name

(Greek.) From the Greek, a stone or rock. (Source : Geneanet)
Gender: Male
Name day: June 29 (Saint Peter)

Popularity of the first name Peter

The popularity of the first name, from 1600 to today, is calculated on the basis of the family trees published on Geneanet.

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Geographical distribution of the first name Peter

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