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Pete Meaning


What does Pete mean?

The name Pete is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Pete is "rock, stone".

Pete is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Pete.

The Given Name Pete

Pete is a diminutive of Peter. See Peter for further details.

Pete is quite a sophisticated name and a welcome find.

This 1 syllable name has a positive vibe and warmth.

Although unique, your little mesmerizing Pete, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Pete Hill, Pete Maravich, and Pete Pihos.

Pete Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,286 in baby name popularity for boys with 59 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,329 in baby name popularity for boys with 56 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Pete sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Pete Name Popularity Page.

Pete Related Names

Pete is a diminutive of Peter.

Famous Petes

  • Pete Hill ~ Baseball Player
  • Pete Maravich ~ Basketball Player
  • Pete Pihos ~ Football Player
  • Pete Postlethwaite ~ Actor
  • Pete Sampras ~ Tennis Player
  • Pete Townshend ~ Rock Musician

Pete Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Pete.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Pete are often proper and bashful but most of all they are read more >>

Pete Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Pete in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Pete.

Just for fun, see the name Pete in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Pete in Nautical Flags page.