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What does Petrov mean?

Petrov Pronunciation of Petrov [petrov] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and Petrov means "rock". Petrov is a Russian form of Peter (Greek): transcription of Petros.

Associated with: greek, rock.


10 related forms via Peter: Pedro, Per, Petar, Pete, Peterson, Petr, Petre, Petros, Piero and Pietro.

Creative forms:
(male) Penrov, Perov, ..


Middle name pairings:
Petrov Matthew (P.M.), ..

How popular is Petrov?

Petrov is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#19806 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Petrov (not ranked) are Peter (#206 from current records), Pedro (#367), Pietro, Pete and Per. Other forms, like Petar, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Petrov was at its apex during 1950-1959 (average #928) and has become much less since (#1314, 74%), with forms such as Pete going out of style. (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

Recommended names are Paton, Patric, Patrik, Patryk, Patton, Pearce, Pearcy, Pears, Pearson, Pedrio (see Pedro), Peer, Peerce, Peirce, Perce, Percy, Perez, Perl, Perrie, Perrin, Perry, Person, Petuel and Peyton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Petrov.

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