Between 1944 and 2019 there were 4 births of Petty in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Petty per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Petty   
In Italiano Nome Petty   

Information about the first name Petty

The first name Petty has been assigned to:
25.00% to boys
75.00% to girls
The country where the first name Petty is the most common is:
AT Austria
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 5 letters including 2 vowels and 3 consonants

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Origin and meaning of name Petty

US English
Etymology src :
Adjective src :
  • petty (comparative pettier or more petty, superlative pettiest or most petty)
  • (obsolete except in set phrases) Little, small, secondary in rank or importance.
  • petty officer, petty cash
  • Insignificant, trifling, or inconsiderable.
  • a petty fault
  • Narrow-minded, small-minded.
  • Begrudging in nature, especially over insignificant matters.
  • That corporation is only slightly pettier than they are greedy, and they are overdue to reap the consequences.
Noun src :
  • petty (plural petties)
  • (usually in the plural, obsolete) A little schoolboy, either in grade or size.
  • (historical) A class or school for young schoolboys.
  • (dialect, euphemistic) An outhouse: an outbuilding used as a lavatory.
Pronunciation src :
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛti/, [ˈpɛɾi]
  • Homophone: petty
  • Rhymes: -ɛti
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛti/
  • Homophone: Petty
  • (General American) IPA(key): [ˈpʰɛɾi]
  • Homophones: Petty, pedi
  • Rhymes: -ɛti
Proper noun src :
  • Petty (plural Pettys)
  • A surname​.
Adjective (Antonyms) src :
  • (little): See Thesaurus:big
  • (begrudging): See Thesaurus:kindly
  • (small-minded): broad-minded
Adjective (See also) src :
  • quibble
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • (little, unimportant): See Thesaurus:insignificant
  • (begrudging): grudgeful, grudging
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (school for young schoolboys): ABC, petty school
  • (class for young schoolboys): petty form
  • (outhouse): See Thesaurus:outhouse
HU Hungarian
Alternative forms src :
  • pötty
Noun src :
  • petty (plural pettyek)
  • dot, spot, fleck, speck
  • Synonyms: folt, pont, paca, pecsét, csepp, szeplő (on the face)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɛcː]
  • Hyphenation: petty
  • Rhymes: -ɛcː
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • (Expressions):
  • hétpettyes katicabogár (“seven-spot[ted] ladybird/ladybug”)

Popularity of the name Petty

Number of PETTY births per year

Total births of Petty by country

Births with the first name Petty
1984 - 2018
1944 - 2019
1980 - 2019
1980 - 2019

Comments on the name Petty

Personalities with the first name Petty

There is 0 personality with the first name Petty

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Petty

There are 10 actors and actresses with the first name Petty
Petty Yang
Petty Pol
Petty Pesce
Petty Cat
Petty Sweet
Petty Castillo
Petty Maldonado
Petty Rivas
Petty Marciano
Petty Petcof

Rankings of first name PETTY by country

Country ranking (boys)
No ranking of first name PETTY (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
No ranking of first name PETTY (female) births over the last year available in each country

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