What does Petra mean?
Petra /pe-tra/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced PEH-trah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Petra is "rock".
Petra▼ has 25 variants: Pella, Pernilla, Pernille, Perrine, Pet, Peta, Peterina, Peternella, Petria, Petrina, Petrine, Petronela, Petronella, Petronelle, Petronia, Petronija, Petronilla, Petronille, Petrova, Petrovna, Pier, Piera, Pierette, Pierrette and Pietra.
Affiliated girl name: Perri.Kreatif forms: Pautra, Pertra, Petua. [more]
How popular is Petra?
Petra is a very popular first name for women (#621 out of 4276, Top 15%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#61855 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Petra for girls. Petra reached its apex rank of #362 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)