What Does The Name Petro Mean?


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Pedro is the Spanish and Portuguese version of the popular name Peter. It has its origin in the word Petros(Greek for rock). The name works quite well as a surname. "Pedro" is used increasingly in Spain, France, parts of US and also in places like Goa in India.

Pedro is also a famed Shakespearean character. Don Pedro was the name of a character in "Much Ado About Nothing." Pedro was also the name of five kings in Spain and two kings in Brazil. The Italian film-maker Pedro Almodovar is famous bearer of this surname. The name has 5 variants: Pepe, Petrolino, Piero, Pietro, and Pedrio. The name ranked 217 in the top 1000 names in the year 2005.

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