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

Apostle of Christ. Peter Jennings, newscaster. Peter Sellers, actor/comedian. Peter Pan, children's storybook character who didn't want to grow up.

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Peter Stats
Peter is on 2,411 members' favorite name lists
Peter is currently #100 on the Baby Names popularity charts
Peter is currently #211 in U.S. births
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Songs about Peter

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