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Pieter Meaning


What does Pieter mean?

The name Pieter is of Dutch origin.

The meaning of Pieter is "rock, stone".

Pieter is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Pie-ter.

The Given Name Pieter

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

Pieter is quite an appealing name and a welcome find.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Although unique, your little bold Pieter, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Pieter Canisius, and Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft.

Pieter 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.

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

Pieter Related Names

Pieter is a form of Peter.

Famous Pieters

  • Pieter Brueghel the Elder ~ Artist
  • Pieter Canisius ~ Saint
  • Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft ~ Writer
  • Pieter Cort van der Linden ~ Dutch Prime Minister (1913-1918)
  • Pieter Philip van Bosse ~ Dutch Prime Minister (1868-1871)
  • Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy ~ Dutch Prime Minister (1940-1945)
  • Pieter Zeeman ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1902, Scientist

Pieter Numerology

What will your new littlePieter 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 Pieter are often quarrelsome and repentant but most of all they are read more >>

Pieter Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Pieter.

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