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Petrina Meaning

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What does Petrina mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Petrina is of English origin.

The meaning of Petrina is "rock, stone".  

Petrina is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Pe-tri-na.

In the U.S. in 2013 less than 5 girls were given the name.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Petrina Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Petrina has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Petrina to other names.

 
   
Petrina is a form of the name Peter.

Peter Pan is a fictional character that was created by Scottish novelist and playwright J.M. Barrie.

The name Peter is derived via Latin from the Greek word petros meaning "stone or rock".

The name has very been popular through the ages and was the given name of many famous people including the most well known of Christ's apostles and a Russian Tsar.

Many children's book characters have also been bestowed the name including "Peter Pan", "Peter Rabbit" and Peter from "Peter and the Wolf".

The Russian Tsar, Peter The Great, (officially Peter I) was born in 1672 and died in 1725. He ruled Russia and later the Russian Empire from 1682 until his death.

He has been credited with bringing great reforms to Russia including centralizing the government, modernizing the army, creating a navy and transforming Russia into a major European Empire via land conquests.

Peter opened Russia to Western influences, encouraging the best European engineers, architects, craftsmen and shipbuilders to come to Russia to help modernize the country.

Visually breathtaking and hidden amidst nearly impenetrable mountains to the east running from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Dead Sea the ancient city of Petra is an abandoned necropolis of temples and tombs cut directly into towering cliffs of red, pink and orange sandstone.

The city of Petra (meaning ‘the rock’ in Greek) was discovered in 1812 by the young Swiss explorer Johan Ludwig Burckhardt. The area harbors archaeological evidence of many cultures from many periods. Around 1200 BCE, the Edomites (Edom, meaning red, is the Biblical name for this region of the Middle East) occupied the area. During the 6th – 4th centuries BCE, the Nabataeans, a nomadic tribe from the northwestern part of Arabia, began to take over the lands making this area their capital.

By far the best known tourist attraction in Jordan, the "lost city" of Petra was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Tours enter through a 1.5 km winding narrow gorge (Siq) surrounded by soaring vertical cliffs of sandstone which exit upon the most famous Petra structure, the 40 meter high Treasury (Al-Khazneh). Petra may be reached by day tour from the Israeli resort city of Eilat or Amman, Jordan.

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Would you like to fingerspell the name Petrina in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Petrina Numerology page.

Petrina Numerology
Petrina in Hieroglyhics
Petrina in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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