Gender: Male Pronunciation: pee-O-ter Origin of Pyotr: Russian variation of Peter Meaning of Peter: Greek, "rock"

The name Pyotr is a boy's name of Russian origin. Pyotr and is often added to lists like Variations of Peter and discussed in our forums with posts like ""Down the Rabbit Hole": The Game of Bad Names".

From the experts:

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

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iipostmvh Says:


Don't underestimate us Americans. I saw a variation of this name on tv-Piotr. I said oh that's interesting, I bet it's said like or similar to Peter. Came on here and I was right. I don't think it's too difficult for anyone.

caetano Says:


better than Peter

Zelliew Says:


I'd stay with Peter