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Petar Meaning


What does Petar mean?

The name Petar is of Greek, Serbian and Croatian origin.

The meaning of Petar is "rock, stone".

Petar is generally used as a boy's name.

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

The Given Name Petar

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

The name Petar, has a wonderfully valiant quality.

A name fit for a child full of sparkle and spirit, a little adventurer.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Petar I, Petar I of Bulgaria, and Petar II.

Petar Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 6,970 in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,981 in baby name popularity for boys with 15 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Petar Related Names

Petar is a form of Peter.

Petar has the diminutives (nicknames) Pero, Punka.

Famous Petars

  • Petar I ~ Bulgarian King (927-969), Serbian Ruler (1903-1921)
  • Petar I of Bulgaria ~ Saint
  • Petar II ~ Bulgarian King (1040-1041), Serbian Ruler (1934-1945)
  • Petar III ~ Bulgarian King (1072)
  • Petar IV ~ Bulgarian King (1185-1197)
  • Petar Metlicic ~ Handball Player
  • Petar Muslim ~ Water Polo Player

Petar Numerology

What will your new littlePetar 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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Petar Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Petar.

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