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

Pete Origin and Meaning

The name Pete is a boy's name meaning "rock".

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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Ridesontwohorses Says:


I love this name. Reminds me of Pete Seeger, one of my favourite musicians.