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Gender: Male Origin of Pietro: Italian variation of Peter Meaning of Peter: Greek, "rock"

The name Pietro is a boy's name of Italian origin. Pietro and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Yet another winning international form of Peter.

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Famous People Named Pietro

Pietro Mascagni, Italian opera composer
Pietro Perugino, Italian Renaissance painter
Pietro da Cortona, Italian Baroque painter
Pietro Badoglio, Italian WWII general and prime minister
Pietro Mennea, Italian Olympic sprinter
Pietro Germi, Italian actor and director
Pietro Bembo, Italian poet and scholar
Pietro Aretino, Italian writer, inventor of modern erotica
Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of Vatican City

Pop Culture References for the name Pietro

Pietro Maximoff aka Quicksilver from Marvel Universe
Pietro Bergamo, character in Pseudonymous Bosch’s Secret Series


Guest Says:


I like this name. I found it a bit rude that Fox changed the name of Pietro Maximoff in X Men: Days of Future Past to Peter Maximoff to "make him sound like an American kid". *eyes roll out of head*