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What does Peder mean?

Peder Pronunciation of Peder as a name for boys is a Greek name, and Peder means "rock". Peder is an alternate spelling of Peter (Greek): respelling of Petros.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pe-, -er, greek, rock


RELATED FORMS VIA PETER Par, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete, Petr, Petre, Piero, Piet, Pieter, Piotr, Pyotr

(male) Poter, ..

(female) Pedera, ..

Peder Jionni (P.J.), ..

How popular is Peder?

Peder is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Peder is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Peder (NOT RANKED) are Pedro (#367 VIA LATEST LIST), Per, Pete and Peter (#206). These relations of Peder were favored 7 decades ago (MEDIAN #660) and are now much less common (#1143, 74%), with forms like Pete becoming less stylish. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pedro, Pete, Peter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Per, Peter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ander, Deker, Eder, Elder, Ender, Heber, Heder, Hyder, Jader, Keder, Keer, Lexer, Meier, Meyer, Nader, Neper, Nezer, Paden, Pedael (see Pedahel), Peel, Peer, Peleh, Pepe, Pepper, Perez, Piper, Rider, Ryder, Seger, Sender, Teger, Weber and Xever. Like Peder, these names are not commonly used.

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