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What does Petrova mean?

Petrova Pronunciation of Petrova [petro-va] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Petrova is "rock". Petrova is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -ova, of Petra (Greek): feminine variation of Peter.

Associated with: greek, rock.


Petrova has 10 relations via Petra: Peta, Peterina, Petria, Petrina, Petrine, Petronela, Petronia, Petronija, Petrovna and Pietra.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Petrola, Petrora, ..

(male) Petropal, Petrory, ..

How popular is Petrova?

Petrova is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#64008 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the ranking of the girl name Petrova and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Petrova (outside Top 2000) are Petra (#1356 a year ago) and Petrina. Adoption of these forms of Petrova was at its most widespread 115 years ago (usage of 0.01%) and has become much reduced since (usage 0.01%, 52% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Patrica, Patrina, Pearla, Peloma, Pera, Perita, Perla, Persia, Petula and Petunia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Petrova.

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