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17 Peter names and what they mean, for peter for baby girls, listing 1-17.
Amadea .. Amadeus was Mozart's middle name, given great prominence by Peter Shaffer's play and film.
Barrie .. Possibly influenced by the fame of Sir James Barrie, author of "Peter Pan" ..
Bernadette .. Actress Bernadette Peters.
Candida .. Name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly cured by Saint Peter himself ..
Eloise .. The name was made famous in the 12th century by the tragic love letters between the passionate and intelligent Heloise (the Old French form of the name) and her tutor, Peter Abelard ..
Heloise .. The 12th-century French philosopher Peter Abelard fell in love with and seduced his student Heloise ..
Patches Related to Peter.
Pernella .. Feminine of Peter.
Perri .. Feminine variant of Peter and Pnina ..
Perrin Feminine of Peter (Greek) "rock" or Peregrine (Latin) "wanderer".
Petra .. Feminine variant of Peter ..
Pierette .. Feminine diminutive of Pierre, from Peter (Greek) "rock".
Provence Place name: a beautiful area in southwestern France, given attention in the 1990s by Peter Mayle's books.
Roberta .. Singers Roberta Peters, Roberta Flack.
Tabitha .. Biblical: the Aramaic name of Dorcas, a kind woman noted for her good works, who was resurrected by Peter ..
Talicia .. Ballet celebrities Peter Martins and Darci Kistler named their first child Talicia.
Wendy .. Literary: a created name for the heroine in James Barrie's "Peter Pan" ..
Barrie, Bernadette, Candida, Eloise, Petra, Roberta, Tabitha and Wendy are commonly used names, while Amadea, Heloise, Patches, Pernella, Perri, Perrin, Pierette, Provence and Talicia are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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