Name
PETRA

Name PETRA

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 145,103 births of Petra in the countries below, which represents an average of 1,044 births of children bearing the first name Petra per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 874 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Petra   
In Italiano Nome Petra   
Variations : Peta , Peťa , Péťa , Petrina , Petřina , Petrona , Petronela , Petronella , Petronia , Petronila , Petronilla , Piera , Pierra , Pietra


Information about the first name Petra

The first name Petra is listed in our categories :The first name Petra has been assigned to:
0.02% to boys
99.98% to girls
The country where the first name Petra is the most common is:
CZ Czechoslovakia
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Petra

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Petra : Pater, Petar, Preta

Petra in Japanese *

Romajipetora
Katakanaペトラ
Hiraganaぺとら
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Petra in Japanese
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Petra in sign language

Petra in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Petra

US English
Etymology src :
  • Latin petra (“rock”)
Etymology src :
  • A feminine form of Peter, identical with Late Latin petra (“stone”); came into regular use in the 19th century.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Petra
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek.
Anagrams src :
  • Peart, apert, apter, parte, pater, peart, petar, prate, preta, reapt, repat, retap, taper, trape, treap
Noun src :
  • petra
  • stone, a weight equal to 14 pounds.
  • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 209:
  • Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the sack of thirteen stone.
General
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, “rock”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpeːtʀa/
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛtra/
Proper noun src :
  • Petra f (genitive Petry, nominative plural Petry) declension pattern žena
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Peťka
Interlingua
Noun src :
  • petra (plural petras)
  • stone
SE Swedish
Anagrams src :
  • paret, petar, repat
Proper noun src :
  • Petra c (genitive Petras)
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra
Latin
Etymology src :
  • A late borrowing from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra, “rock”), further etymology unknown.
Noun src :
  • petra f (genitive petrae); first declension
  • stone, rock
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpe.tra/, [ˈpɛ.t̪ra]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈpe.tra/, [ˈpɛː.t̪ra]
Proper noun src :
  • Petra f sg (genitive Petrae); first declension
  • Petra, Petra in Aegypto (an ancient Hellenistic city and former bishopic in Roman Egypt)
  • Petra (a medieval fortified town in Lazica, in the modern country of Georgia; modern Tsikhisdziri)
  • Petra (an ancient lost town in Corinthia in modern Greece)
  • Petra (an ancient lost town in Elis in modern Greece)
  • A post-classical female given name, masculine equivalent Petrus
Noun (Declension) src :
  • First-declension noun.
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • Petrus
  • sāl petrae, sāl petræ (stone salt; that is, found as an incrustation)
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.
NL Dutch
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpeː.traː/
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧tra
Proper noun src :
  • Petra f
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra
FI Finnish
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from German Petra or Swedish Petra in the 20th century. Sometimes associated with dialectal Finnish petra (“deer”).
Noun src :
  • petra
  • (dialectal) Alternative form of peura
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpetrɑ/, [ˈpe̞t̪rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -etrɑ
  • Syllabification: Pet‧ra
Proper noun src :
  • Petra
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Petra
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, masculine equivalent Peter, equivalent to English Petra
CZ Czech
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈpɛtra]
  • Rhymes: -ɛtra
Proper noun src :
  • Petra f
  • A female given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Petra
 

Popularity of the name Petra

Number of PETRA births per year

Total births of Petra by country

Births with the first name Petra
Country
Boys
Girls
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
102,693
HUHungary
2003 - 2019
0
11,079
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
31
9,968
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
9,861
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
4,582
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
3
1,692
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
894
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
0
732
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
0
540
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
520
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
416
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
395
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
0
377
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
345
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
204
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
153
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
131
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
2
113
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
105
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
0
104
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
82
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
0
43
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
28
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
10

Total births of Petra by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Petra
Country
Boys
Girls
HUHungary
2019
0
329
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
140
USUnited State of America
2019
0
111
ITItaly
2018
0
107
DKDenmark
2019
0
45
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
40
NONorway
2019
0
26
BRBrazil
2010
0
19
ATAustria
2018
0
12
FRFrance
2019
0
12
ONOntario
2018
0
11
ABAlberta
2019
0
7
SESweden
2019
0
5
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
3
IEIreland
2019
0
3
ARArgentina
2015
0
2
DEGermany
2018
0
2

Comments on the name Petra

Personalities with the first name Petra

There are 93 personalities with the first name Petra


Petra Kvitová
src

Czech republic
Tennis player


Petra Mede
src

Sweden
Comedian Television presenter Journalist Dancer


Petra Kelly
(Petra Karin Lehmann) src

Germany
Politician Activist


Petra Martić
src

Croatia
Tennis player


September
(Petra Linnea Paula Marklund) src

Sweden
Composer Singer Television presenter


Petra Němcová
src

Czech republic Czechoslovak socialist republic Czech and slovak federal republic Czechoslovak federative republic
Model


Petra Majdič
src

Slovenia Socialist federal republic of yugoslavia
Cross-country skier


Petra Cetkovská
src

Czech republic
Tennis player


Petra Vlhová
src

Slovakia
Alpine skier


Laurentien Brinkhorst
(Petra Laurentien Brinkhorst) src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Journalist



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Petra
Full list of personalities with the first name Petra

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Petra

There are 842 actors and actresses with the first name Petra
Petra Krolo
Petra Simberová
Petra Norén
Petra Môciková
Petra Hartai
Petra Kvitová
Petra Gubik
Petra Tenorová
Petra Blesáková
Petra Silander
Petra Pudová
Petra Dolezalová
Petra Jurinová
Petra Molnárová
Petra Cicvaric
Petra Lorencova
Petra Nesvacilová
Petra Vajdová
Petra Horváthová
Petra Skalová
Petra Navrátilová
Petra Camacho
Petra Marklund
Petra Ruzicková
Petra Vismekova
Petra Kocmanová
Petra Köves
Petra Miskova
Petra Short
Petra Kurtela

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Petra
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Petra

Rankings of first name PETRA by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name PETRA (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#38HU Hungary2019
#79CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#126DK Denmark2019
#181NO Norway2019
#210IT Italy2018
#426AT Austria2018
#598CH Switzerland2019
#600AB Alberta2019
#895ON Ontario2018
#912GB United Kingdom2019
#1007IE Ireland2019
#1066SE Sweden2019
#1382US United State of America2019
#1683AR Argentina2015
#2314DE Germany2018
#2540FR France2019
#3454BR Brazil2010






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