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What does Petronelle mean?

Petronelle Pronunciation of Petronelle as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Petronelle is "rock". Petronelle is an alternate spelling of Petra (Greek): feminine respelling of Peter.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pe-, greek, rock


VARIANTS Petronille, Petronella, Petronela

RELATED FORMS VIA PETRA Pernille, Peternella, Petronilla



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How popular is Petronelle?

Petronelle is an unusual first name for women. Petronelle is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Petra (#1356 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Petronella are the popular varying forms of Petronelle (UNLISTED). Other variants, like Pernille, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Petronelle was more pronounced among parents during the years 1900-1909 (MEDIAN #1268) and has become significantly diminished since. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Antonella, Arnelle, Bernelle, Bethelle (see Bethel), Brunelle, Brynelle, Catrelle, Cornelle, Darnelle, Denelle, Donelle, Jeanelle, Jeannelle, Jenelle, Jennelle, Jonelle, Leonelle, Marinelle, Meribelle, Merielle, Merrielle, Netanella, Parnella, Pernella, Pernelle, Pernilla, Petrina, Petrine, Petronia, Petronija (see Petra), Prunella, Prunelle, Reinelle, Renelle, Reynelle, Ronelle and Shonelle. These names tend to be more frequently used than Petronelle.

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