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Petra Meaning


What does Petra mean?

The name Petra is of Greek and Latin origin.

The meaning of Petra is "rock, stone".

Petra is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Pe-tra.

The Given Name Petra

Petra is a form of Peter. See Peter for further details.

Petra is a name with class.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Petra is unique yet compelling due to its delightful and sophisticated nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Petra Kronberger, Petra Markham, and Petra of Saint Joseph Perez Florido.

Petra Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 1,356 in baby name popularity for girls with 174 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,520 in baby name popularity for girls with 144 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Petra has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Petra Name Popularity Page.

Petra Related Names

Petra is a form of Peter.

Famous Petras

  • Petra Kronberger ~ Skier
  • Petra Markham ~ Actress
  • Petra of Saint Joseph Perez Florido ~ Saint

Petra Numerology

What will your new littlePetra be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Petra Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Petra.

Just for fun, see the name Petra 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 Petra in Nautical Flags page.