The name Peter means Rock and is of Greek origin. Peter is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

In the Bible, Peter was an apostle of Christ.

Famous Peters include Peter Jennings, newscaster. Peter Sellers, actor/comedian. Pete Wentz, musician. Peter Dinklage, actor. Peter Gabriel, singer/songwriter. Peter Krause, actor.

Peter Pan, children's storybook character who didn't want to grow up.

People who like the name Peter also like the names: Henry, Benjamin, Oliver, Theodore, William, Thomas, Matthew, Violet, Charlotte, Amelia, Eleanor, Genevieve, Elizabeth, Clara

Stats for the Name Peter

checkmark Peter is currently #100 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Peter is currently #212 in U.S. births

Songs about Peter

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God, Saint Peter and the Guardian Angel - Carter USM
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Hey, St. Peter - Flash and the Pan
 
Introduction (Peter And The Wolf) - "Weird Al" Yankovic
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My Friend Peter - Alkaline Trio
 
Peter And The Wolf - "Weird Al" Yankovic
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Peter Gunn - Henry Mancini, Art of Noise, Duane Eddy, Jimi Hendrix, Emerson, Lake and Palmer
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Peter Lorre - The World/Inferno Friendship Society
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Peter Pan - Patty Griffin
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Peter Pan - Terry Kitchen
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Peter Piper - Run DMC
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The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead - XTC
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Victory Over Peter Bones - Reel Big Fish
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