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What does Peternella mean?

Peternella Pronunciation of Peternella [pe-ter-nel-la] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Peternella means "rock". Peternella is an alternate spelling of Petra (Greek): feminine variation of Peter.

Associated with: greek, rock.


5 related forms via Petra: Pernilla, Petronela, Petronella, Petronelle and Petronilla.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Peternella Aliah (P.A.), ..

How popular is Peternella?

Peternella is an uncommon given name for females. Peternella is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Petra (#1356 the previous year) and Petronella are the prominent related forms of Peternella (unlisted). Other variants, like Petronilla, are seldom used. These forms of Peternella were favored 115 years ago and have become significantly less conventional since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Petra, Petronella in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Peternella and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Antonella, Bernelle, Cerella, Cornella, Estrella, Fenella, Jenella, Netanela, Netanella, Parnella, Percilla, Permelia, Pernella, Pernelle, Pernille, Peterina, Petrina, Petrine, Petronia, Petronija (see Petra), Petronille, Priella, Prunella, Reinella, Terella and Terriella (see Terena). These names tend to be more frequently used than Peternella.

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