Gender: Male Meaning of Pete: "rock" Origin of Pete: Diminutive of Peter

The name Pete is a boy's name meaning "rock". Pete and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

From the experts:

Sixties-style short form that sounds cool again -- though the unscrupulous Pete on "Mad Men" is not a character to emulate.

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