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Pete - Meaning of Pete

What does Pete mean?

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[ 2 syll. pe-te, pet-e ] The baby boy name Pete is pronounced as PiyiyT †. Pete is used predominantly in the English language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. Pete is a short form of the name Peter (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian).

See also the related category greek.

Pete is an uncommon baby boy name. At the height of its usage in 1908, 0.079% of baby boys were given the name Pete. It had a ranking of #173 then. The baby name has seen a steep fall in popularity since then, and is currently of very modest use. In 2016, within the family of boy names directly linked to Pete, Peter was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Pete include Paddie (English), Paddy (English and Irish), Pati, Patti, Pattie, Patty, Paty, Pavit, Pavitt, Pavyt, Payat (English), Payod, Pedat (Hebrew), Petey (English), Petie (English), Peto, Piet (Dutch and German), Piti (Spanish), Pito, and Podee.

† Pronunciation for Pete: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

Details of famous persons named Pete:
Baseball Player Pete Rose, born 14 April 1941, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Heavy metal Musician Pete Willis, born Peter Andrew Willis 16 February 1960, South Yorkshire, England.
Rock Musician Pete Townshend, born 19 May 1945, London, England.
Tennis Player Pete Sampras, born Petros Sampras 12 August 1971.


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