Name
PETRUS

Name PETRUS

Between 1900 and 2019 there were 1,985 births of Petrus in the countries below, which represents an average of 17 births of children bearing the first name Petrus per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 40 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Petrus   
In Italiano Nome Petrus   


Information about the first name Petrus

The first name Petrus has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Petrus is the most common is:
FR France
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Petrus in Japanese *

Romajipiitorasu
Katakanaピートラス
Hiraganaぴーとらす
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Petrus in Japanese
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Petrus in sign language

Petrus in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Petrus

Old English
Etymology src :
  • From Latin Petrus.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpet.rus/
Proper noun src :
SE Swedish
Anagrams src :
  • strupe
Proper noun src :
  • Petrus c (genitive Petrus)
  • Peter (biblical character).
  • 1981 translation, Bibeln: Matteus 16:18:
  • Och jag säger dig att du är Petrus, Klippan, och på den klippan skall jag bygga min kyrka.
  • A male given name, a latinate variant of the more common Peter and Per.
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros).
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈpe.trus/, [ˈpɛ.t̪rʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈpe.trus/, [ˈpɛː.t̪rus]
Proper noun src :
  • Petrus m (genitive Petrī); second declension
  • Peter (biblical character).
  • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Matthew 16:18
  • Tu es Petrus, et super hanc petram aedificabo Ecclesiam meam.
  • You are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church.
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Peter.
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • Second-declension noun.
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch Petrus, from Latin Petrus, from Ancient Greek Πέτρος (Pétros), from πέτρος (pétros, “rock, stone”), as a name a loan translation of Aramaic כֵּיפָא‎‎ (“stone, rock; Peter, Cephas”).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpeː.trʏs/
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧trus
Proper noun src :
  • Petrus m
  • Simon Peter, Cephas (Biblical character, early Christian leader)
  • A male given name, now rare outside baptismal names.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
DE German
Proper noun src :
  • Petrus
  • Peter (Biblical character)
  • 1985 translation, Bibel, Matthäus 16:18:
  • Und ich sage dir auch: Du bist Petrus, und auf diesen Felsen will ich meine Gemeinde bauen.
  • A male given name, rare in this form. Standard form: Peter.
 

Popularity of the name Petrus

Number of PETRUS births per year

Total births of Petrus by country

Births with the first name Petrus
Country
Boys
Girls
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
923
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
810
0
SESweden
1998 - 2019
146
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
34
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
17
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
16
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
11
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
9
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
7
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
6
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
3
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
2
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
1
0

Total births of Petrus by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Petrus
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
2010
36
0
SESweden
2019
3
0
ABAlberta
2019
1
0

Comments on the name Petrus

Personalities with the first name Petrus

There are 57 personalities with the first name Petrus


Peter Debye
(Petrus Josephus Wilhelmus Debije) src

United states of america Kingdom of the netherlands
Scientist Engineer Professor Physicist Chemist University teacher Crystallographer Theoretical physicist


Pierre Damien
src


Diplomat Catholic priest Philosopher Benedictine monk


Piet De Jong
(Petrus Jozef Sietze De Jong) src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Submariner Politician


Pieter Van Musschenbroek
src

Netherlands
Astronomer Physician Professor Religion scientist Physicist Mathematician Surgeon University teacher Instrument maker


Petrus Plancius
src

Dutch republic
Astronomer Theologian Cartographer Cleric Instrument maker


Petrus Christus
src

Southern netherlands
Illuminator Painter


Petrus Camper
src

Dutch republic
Physiologist Anatomist Physician Professor Zoologist Surgeon University teacher Paleontologist


Reinhart Dozy
src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Professor Historian University teacher Lexicographer


Gianni Romme
src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Speed skater


Pétrus Borel
src

France
Writer Poet Politician Translator Journalist



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

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Petrus

There are 24 actors and actresses with the first name Petrus
Petrus Andreas Christensen
Petrus Bergstrand
Petrus R. Schlömp
Petrus Bakker
Petrus Antonius
Petrus Özer
Petrus Maduna
Petrus Kalenga
Petrus Vanholm
Petrus Fourie
Petrus Du Plessis
Petrus Dikken
Petrus Majola
Petrus Mäki-Ontto
Petrus Taro Gerze
Petrus Baldes
Petrus Pesonen
Petrus Harmse
Petrus Kähkönen
Petrus Havrell Nilsson
Petrus Kruiper
Petrus Pires
Petrus Rijkers
Petrus Isaacs

Rankings of first name PETRUS by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1458SE Sweden2019
#1843BR Brazil2010
#5796AB Alberta2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name PETRUS (female) births over the last year available in each country






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