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Peterson - Meaning of Peterson

What does Peterson mean?

Meaning of the name PetersonPeterPedroPiercePerPeteyPeersPetteriPeterisPederPetrícekPytorPierrePeiterTakisPetoPitiPetyaPiotrekPierFerrisPetePerryPetrocPetterPanosPiter

[ 3 syll. pe-ter-son, pet-ers-on ] The baby boy name Peterson is pronounced PIYTerSAHN †. Peterson has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English. Peterson is a variant transcription of Peter (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian).

See also the related category greek.

Peterson is uncommon as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2017, out of the group of boy names directly related to Peterson, Peter was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Peterson include Patterson (English), Peidearan (Scottish), Pendragon, and Patrocinio (Spanish).

† Pronunciation for Peterson: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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