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What does Petar mean?

Petar Pronunciation of Petar as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Petar is "rock". Petar is an alternate form of Peter (Greek): version of Petros.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pe-, greek, rock


VARIANTS Pieter, Petre

OTHER FORMS VIA PETER Par, Peder, Pedro, Pekka, Per, Pete, Petr, Petros, Petrov, Piet, Pietro, Piotr, Pyotr

(male) Patar, ..

(female) Petas, ..

Petar Kingsley (P.K.), ..

How popular is Petar?

Petar is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Petar is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Petar (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Pedro (#367 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Per, Pete, Peter (#206) and Pietro. Other variants, like Piotr, are seldom used. These forms of Petar were popular during the years 1950-1959 (AVERAGE #928) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1314, DOWN 74%), with forms such as Peter becoming less stylish. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Petar is alike in pronunciation to Potter. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bear, Cesar, Cezar, Demar, Jemar, Kedar, Lemar, Peak, Peal, Pears, Peer, Segar and Sezar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Petar.

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