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What does Pieter mean?

Pieter Pronunciation of Pieter as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Pieter is "rock". Pieter is a Dutch form of Peter (Greek): variant spelling of Petros.




VARIANTS Petre, Petar

RELATED FORMS VIA PETER Peder, Per, Pete, Petr, Pierce, Piero, Pierre, Piet, Pietro, Piotr, Pyotr



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How popular is Pieter?

Pieter is a rare first name for males. Pieter is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Pieter (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Peter (#211 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Pierce (#491), Pierre (#1050), Per, Pete and Pietro. These forms of Pieter were popular as birth names 7 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.55%) and are now significantly less popular (ADOPTION 0.14%, 74%), with versions such as Peter going out of style. Pierce is the most trendy baby name in this list. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

Pieter is pronounced similarly to Potter. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abeer, Ailmer (see Aylmer), Alester, Alister, Alter, Ameer, Beemer, Carter, Colter, Coster, Dexter, Dieter, Einer, Eizer, Emeer, Fester, Filmer, Foster, Gilmer, Greer, Greger, Guenter, Gunter, Heder, Hiller, Keder, Keefer, Keer, Kester, Kiefer, Kieffer, Kiefner, Kuefer (see Kiefer), Lester, Lexer, Linder, Loeber, Meyer, Nester, Ofeer, Packer, Palmer, Paten, Patten, Paxten, Peel, Peer, Peleh, Pepe, Pepper, Perez, Petuel, Piers, Pike, Piper, Pitney, Pitt, Porter, Ridder, Riker, Ritter, River, Seeger, Silver, Speer, Teger, Tiger, Tigger, Trever, Vester, Wilmer, Winter, Wister and Xever. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pieter.

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