Spanish variation of Peter, Greek
"rock, stone"

Pedro Origin and Meaning

The name Pedro is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "rock, stone".

Pedro is one of the most familiar Spanish names for boys, via baseball star Pedro Rodriguez and many others.

Like its Anglo equivalent Peter, Pedro is not as popular as it once was. But it's among the elite group of boys' names that has ALWAYS ranked among the US Top 1000.

That final O sound, so fashionable today, gives this name an extra spin of style.

# 419 in the US

Pedro Rank in US Top 1000

Pedro Popularity

Famous People Named Pedro

  • Pedro I (Pedro IV in Portugal) (born Pedro de Alcântara Francisco António João Carlos Xavier de Paula Miguel Rafael Joaquim José Gonzaga Pascoal Cipriano Serafim)First Emperor of Brazil
  • Pedro II (born Pedro de Alcântara João Carlos Leopoldo Salvador Bibiano Francisco Xavier de Paula Leocádio Miguel Gabriel Rafael Gonzaga)Second and Last Emperor of Brazil
  • Pedro de AlvaradoSpanish conquistador and governor of Guatemala
  • Pedro de ArbuésSpanish inquisator
  • Pedro AlmodóvarSpanish film director
  • Pedro Jaime MartínezDominican,American baseball pitcher
  • José Pedro Mourão LamyPortuguese racing driver
  • Pedro Calderón de la BarcaSpanish playwright and poet
  • Pedro Martínez de la RosaSpanish racing driver
  • Pedro RodríguezMexican racing driver
  • Pedro Louis Zayas aka Peedi PeediAmerican rapper
  • Pedro ProençaPortuguese football referee
  • Pedro MarateaArgentine actor
  • Pedro Pascal (born José Pedro Balmaceda Pascal)Chilean,born American actor
  • Pedro Leon Sánchez GilSpanish footballer

Pedro in Pop Culture

  • Pedro Sanchezcharacter in movie "Napoleon Dynamite" ("Vote for Pedro")
  • Pedrocharacter in The Power of Five novel series by Anthony Horowitz
  • Pedrocharacter from the Excel Saga manga series
  • Don Pedrocharacter from Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"
  • Pedro Donaldsoncharacter from the webseries Nothing Much to Do (based on Much Ado About Nothing)
  • Pedro Martincharacter in videogame series "The Evil Within"
  • Don Pedrocharacter from the Philippine story Ibong Adarna
  • Pedro the Mail Burromascot of the Boy Scouting magazine Boys' Life
  • Pedro aka Panama Joecharacter in video game "Montezuma's Revenge"
  • Pedrocharacter in the Sam & Max Season Two video game series
  • Pedromascot of South of the Border roadside attraction
  • Pedrored,crested cardinal in animated movie "Rio"
  • San Pedroa community within the city of Los Angeles, California
  • Mandalorian aka Din Djarin played by Pedro Pascal in Mandolorian Series