Piotr - boys name

Piotr name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 79%

Piotr name meaning:

The name Piotr is of Slavic origin and is most commonly associated with Eastern European cultures, especially Poland. It is the equivalent of the English name Peter. Piotr has a rich historical and religious significance, as it is derived from the Greek word "Petros," meaning "rock" or "stone." In the biblical context, Peter was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and was often referred to as the "rock" upon which the Christian church was built.

People named Piotr are often characterized as strong-willed, dependable, and trustworthy individuals. They possess a natural leadership quality, just like the rock symbolizes strength and stability. Piotr has maintained its popularity in Eastern Europe and among Polish communities around the world. It is a name that exudes a sense of tradition and reverence, reflecting the deep-rooted cultural and religious heritage of the region. The name Piotr carries a sense of gravitas and respect, making it a popular choice for parents looking to honor their Polish or Slavic ancestry.

Origin: Greek


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Overall UK ranking: 1004 out of 4789

29 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Piotr

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