Pieter meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Dutch, English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: The Rock and The Stone
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Widely Accepted boy name Pieter means "The Rock or The Stone". It is rooted from Old Greek is majorly used in Norwegian, Dutch, English, Finnish, Swedish and Danish.. Pieter is German and Dutch form of Peter. Also Pieter is Finnish form of Pietar. Pieter is celebrated on June 29th.

Variants of Pieter

Petros, Petrus, Piet, Peter, Peer, Pietar, Pétr, Päter, Bedros, Perrin, Pearce, Peterjohn, Pietari, Petri, Perryn, Pears, Pearson, Piers, John

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Popularity of Pieter

In Netherlands, Pieter was once a common name since emerging in 2015 it has been given to over 849 babies. At the peak of its usage in 2016,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 5 years but it is still going strong. Also, A common name in Belgium with over 2347 new-borns have been given the name since 1995. At its zenith in 1995, it ranked 40th when 288 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Pieter is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 79 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 973 babies in United States have been named Pieter. Also, it is uncommon in England and Wales, where it has been in use since 1997 and peaked in 2004 when it ranked 2070th. In France, it is relatively new, first appeared in 1965. However things change on global perspective, Pieter is extremely popular in South Africa where every 1 in 600 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Mozambique and Indonesia. At least, 190000 people globally have carried Pieter as their given name according to our estimate.

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Pieter in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Pieter

Love makes you complete. You are an inspirational person who respects the rules and social restrictions. Sometimes, you make your own rules in order to prove that not everything is as it seems. You are outgoing and fun but there are times when you prefer solitude over party and books over people. When you walk into a room, all eyes are you and you only. Having letter I as your first vowel represents your elegance, impulsive attitude, big heart, and gentle soul.

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  •  Gritta - Old Greek name Gritta is a baby girl name substantially used in German, Finnish and Swedish, meaning of Gritta is "The Pearl"
  •  Iren - Queer unisex name Iren means "Peace" that originated from Old Greek and Greek is chiefly used in Finnish and Norwegian
  •  Margriet is used largely in Norwegian, German and Danish used for baby girls is of Old Greek origin. Margriet is Frisian form of Margrit
  •  Metea - Girl name Metea has origin in Old Greek and is majorly used in Danish and Swedish languages, Metea means "A Gentle Woman"
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Namesakes of Pieter

    Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Flemish painter
  • Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian
  • Pieter Burman the Younger, Dutch philologist
  • Pieter Burman the Elder, Dutch classical scholar
  • Pieter Aertsen, Dutch painter in the style of Northern Mannerism
  • Pieter van Abeele, Dutch medallist and coiner in Amsterdam
  • Pieter Cort van der Linden, Dutch statesman
  • Pieter Johannes Potgieter, South African Boer political figure
  • Pieter Custers, athlete from the Netherlands
  • Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Dutch lawyer
  • Pieter Wispelwey, Dutch cellist
  • Pieter Kok, Ph
  • Pieter van der Aa, Dutch publisher best
  • Pieter Geyl, Dutch historian
  • Pieter Cramer, wealthy Dutch merchant in linen and Spanish wool
  • Pieter Lastman, Dutch painter
  • Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter, sculptor, architect
  • Pieter van der Staak, Dutch classical guitarist
  • Pieter Corneliszoon Plockhoy, Dutch Mennonite and Collegiant utopist
  • Pieter van Bleiswijk, was grand pensionary of Holland
  • Pieter Steyn, was Grand Pensionary of Holland
  • Pieter Appelmans, was one of the architects of the Cathedral of Our Lady
  • Pieter Johannes van Rhijn, Dutch astronomer
  • Pieter Claesen Wyckoff, prominent figure
  • Pieter Vreede, Dutch politician of the Batavian Republic
  • Pieter de Villiers, South African hurdler
  • Pieter de Coninck, weaver
  • Pieter Hendrik Schoute, In 1886
  • Pieter Oosterhoff, Dutch astronomer
  • Pieter and François Hemony, greatest carillon bell founders
  • Pieter Daneel, in Stellenbosch
  • Pieter Boel, Flemish painter
  • Pieter Pourbus, Pieter Jansz
  • Pieter Winsemius, Dutch scientist on Sustainable Development
  • Pieter de la Court, Dutch economist and businessman
  • Pieter van Anraedt, Dutch Golden Age painter of history scenes
  • Pieter Barbiers, skilful Dutch artist
  • Pieter Bartholomeusz Barbiers, Dutch painter, son of Bartholomeus Barbiers
  • Pieter Pietersz Barbiers, 19th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands
  • Pieter Joon,
  • Pieter Post, Dutch Golden Age architect, painter and printmaker
  • Pieter Toerien, South African producer and theatre manager, responsible for bringing many large scale musicals to South African stages, including 'Cats', Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast'
  • Pieter Willem Korthals, Dutch botanist
  • Pieter De Somer, Belgian physician and biologist
  • Pieter Corbeels, Belgian book printer and resistance leader
  • Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist
  • Pieter Boddaert, Dutch physician and naturalist
  • Pieter Bleeker, Dutch medical doctor, ichthyologist
  • Pieter van Musschenbroek, Dutch scientist
  • Pieter Rijke, Dutch physicist
  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder, pioneer in making both types of subject the focus
  • Pieter van den Hoogenband, Dutch former swimmer
  • Pieter van Vollenhoven, Pieter van Vollenhoven Jr
  • Pieter de Hooch, Dutch Golden Age painter famous for his genre works of quiet domestic scenes with an open doorway
  • Pieter Both, first Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies

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