Name Peter - Meaning and origin

Name Peter - Meaning and origin

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From the Greek petros, "the rock", it is an Anglo-Saxon derivative of Pierre. Countless saints and celebrities have borne this name, but we keep in memory the story of this fisherman of Galilee, Simon, renamed Peter by Jesus: "You are Peter and on this rock, I will build my Church" ... To the death from Christ, he became the first bishop of Rome where he died crucified under Nero. This name, or one of its many derivatives, you may like.

This name is chosen by Faustine Bollaert for his little boy born in July 2015.
The Pierre are celebrated on June 29th.

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