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Petri Meaning


What does Petri mean?

The name Petri is of Basque and Finnish origin.

The meaning of Petri is "rock, stone".

Petri is generally used as a boy's name.

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

The Given Name Petri

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

Embraced by many parents, the name Petri, is one of warmth and brilliance.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Petri is unique yet compelling due to its sweet and refined nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Petri Varis.

Petri Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Petri Related Names

Petri is a form of Peter.

Famous Petris

  • Petri Varis ~ Ice Hockey Player

Petri Numerology

What will your new littlePetri be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Petri are often devoted and frugal but most of all they are read more >>

Petri Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Petri.

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