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What does Piet mean?

Piet Pronunciation of Piet [piet] as a name for boys is a Greek name, and Piet means "rock". Piet is an alternate form of Peter (Greek): version of Petros.

Associated with: greek, rock.


Piet has 1 variant: Pete.

13 more related forms via Peter: Par, Peder, Per, Petar, Petr, Petre, Pierce, Piero, Pierre, Pieter, Pietro, Piotr and Pyotr.

Creative forms:
(male) Peet, Pito, ..

(female) Pieti, Pipet, ..

Middle name pairings:
Piet Malakai (P.M.), ..

How popular is Piet?

Piet is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#42217 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Piet (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 are Per, Pete, Peter (#206 the previous year), Pierce (#466), Pierre (#1124) and Pietro. These forms of Piet were at the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1%, 73.7% less), with forms such as Pete becoming less trendy. Pierce is the most fashionable baby name in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Piet is alike in pronunciation to Pat and Pitt. Other suggested similar names are Bret, Chet, Jet, Paget, Peel, Peer, Pen, Piers, Pike, Pink, Pino, Pio, Pip, Piper, Pipo and Pius. These names tend to be more commonly used than Piet.

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