Peter

Meaning of the name Peter. Listen and learn how to pronounce Peter so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name.

MEANING: Irish form of Peter and thus comes ultimately from Greek petros””the rock,”” it is still in common use in Ireland today.

GENDER: Boy | Male

IRISH NAME: Peter Peadar Peadair

PRONUNCIATION: “pad + ar”

ENGLISH: Peter

AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Peter and read along with the meaning)

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