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What does Peta mean?

Peta Pronunciation of Peta as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Peta is "Jehovah increases; rock". Peta is an alternate form of Pepita (Spanish, Hebrew): contraction of Joseph via Pepe. Peta is also a variation of Petra (Greek): feminine version of Peter.




RELATED FORMS VIA PEPITA, PETRA Pella, Pepa, Peppy, Pet, Petria, Petrina, Petrova, Pier, Piera, Pietra



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How popular is Peta?

Peta is an unusual first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#93006 out of 150436, Top 62%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Peta (NOT IN TOP 2000) are Petra (#1527 FROM RECENT DATA) and Petrina. Other forms, like Pella, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Peta was more pronounced a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.02%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 0.01%, 44% LESS). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Petra, Petrina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Peta and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Peta is pronounced similarly to Patti and Patty. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aleta, Aneta, Areta, Asta, Beata, Berta, Beta, Betta, Cetta, Cleta, Delta, Detta, Dita, Esta, Geeta, Gerta, Gita, Greta, Herta, Ita, Iveta, Jetta, Lata, Leeta, Leota, Leta, Letta, Lita, Mata, Meta, Meyta, Nesta, Neta, Netta, Nita, Oleta, Pat, Paza, Peg, Pegg, Pelia, Penna, Pera, Perah, Peri, Perita, Perl, Perla, Petula, Pima, Pola, Queta, Reeta, Reita, Reta, Retta, Rheta, Rieta, Rita, Ruta, Teeta, Theta, Tyta, Uta, Veeta, Veta, Vita, Yuta, Zeeta, Zeta, Zetta, Zita and Zyta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Peta.

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