Russian variation of Peter

Pyotr Origin and Meaning

The name Pyotr is a boy's name of Russian origin.

For Americans, may prove too much of a twist on Peter.

Famous People Named Pyotr

  • Pyotr (or Peter) Ilyich TchaikovskyRussian composer
  • Pyotr BagrationRussian prince and general
  • Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin3rd Prime Minister of Russia
  • Pyotr Nikolayevich WrangelWhite Russian general
  • Pyotr Leonidovich KapitsaRussian physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Pyotr Borisovich GannushkinRussian psychiatrist