What does Pietro mean?
Associated with: greek.
(male) Petro, Pieto, ..
(female) Pietroma, Pietrosa, ..
How popular is Pietro?
Pietro is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#28407 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Pietro for boys. Pietro entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #1495 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent variation forms of Pietro appearing in the Top 2000 are Pedro (#354 from recent data), Per, Pete, Peter (#204), Pierce (#470) and Pierre (#1005). Other variants, like Pieter, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Pietro reached its peak during 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.58%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.19%, ▼67%), with versions such as Pete becoming less trendy. Pierce is the most contemporarily stylish birth name in this compilation.
Recommended names are Artro, Cedro, Cicero▼, Ciro, Eero, Fredro, Hiro, Jethro, Jiro, Omero, Pears, Peer, Perl, Perry▼, Piers, Pierson, Pilipo (see Philip), Pino, Pio, Piper, Pipo, Pippo, Pitt, Plato, Pluto, Preemo (see Primo), Premo, Speero, Spero and Zero. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pietro.