Peter 鈻?as a boys’ name is pronounced PEE-ter. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Peter is rock.
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What is the meaning of Peter in the Bible?
From the noun 蟺蔚蟿蟻慰蟼 ( petros ), stone. As popular as the name Peter is in our world, in the Bible it is assigned only once, namely to Simon Barjona Peter, the apostle of Jesus.
Who is Saint Peter?
Peter is derived from the Greek Petros, meaning 鈥渞ock鈥?or 鈥渟tone.鈥?One of the most important figures in the Christian hagiography is Saint Peter, keeper of the Gates of Heaven.
What is the most common name for Peter?
(TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018) Which version is better? Pedro (#391 IN 2018), Pierce (#491), Pierre (#1050), Cephas, Ferris, Per, Pernell, Pete and Pietro are the popular variation forms of Peter (#211).
What does the name Petra mean in the Bible?
The name Petra means Rock and symbolizes stability. The name Peter means Stone (or Stone Man as Spiros Zodhiates proposes) and symbolizes instability. Two Hebrew names that express the same difference are Zur, meaning rock, and Zeror, meaning pebble.