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Pedro

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573k Peter (Greek)
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< 1k Piotr (Polish)

How popular is the baby name Pedro in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 31 0 31
1881 14 0 14
1882 27 0 27
1883 18 0 18
1884 30 0 30
1885 23 0 23
1886 24 0 24
1887 19 0 19
1888 25 0 25
1889 26 0 26
1890 32 0 32
1891 25 0 25
1892 28 0 28
1893 31 0 31
1894 32 0 32
1895 23 0 23
1896 40 0 40
1897 21 0 21
1898 27 0 27
1899 25 0 25
1900 44 0 44
1901 36 0 36
1902 44 0 44
1903 44 0 44
1904 43 0 43
1905 51 0 51
1906 50 0 50
1907 66 0 66
1908 53 0 53
1909 56 0 56
1910 83 0 83
1911 76 0 76
1912 120 0 120
1913 127 0 127
1914 162 0 162
1915 193 0 193
1916 200 0 200
1917 231 0 231
1918 226 0 226
1919 232 0 232
1920 279 0 279
1921 326 0 326
1922 330 0 330
1923 341 0 341
1924 434 0 434
1925 422 0 422
1926 404 0 404
1927 421 9 412
1928 487 7 480
1929 480 8 472
1930 510 10 500
1931 367 0 367
1932 357 10 347
1933 310 0 310
1934 363 0 363
1935 362 5 357
1936 315 0 315
1937 325 0 325
1938 298 0 298
1939 325 0 325
1940 316 0 316
1941 345 6 339
1942 332 6 326
1943 362 5 357
1944 396 0 396
1945 373 6 367
1946 444 0 444
1947 464 7 457
1948 534 5 529
1949 521 9 512
1950 534 0 534
1951 524 0 524
1952 542 0 542
1953 560 11 549
1954 605 5 600
1955 556 6 550
1956 595 6 589
1957 611 0 611
1958 619 6 613
1959 659 5 654
1960 662 0 662
1961 619 6 613
1962 714 6 708
1963 642 0 642
1964 715 7 708
1965 708 6 702
1966 683 6 677
1967 739 6 733
1968 788 0 788
1969 851 9 842
1970 900 13 887
1971 921 7 914
1972 841 0 841
1973 876 11 865
1974 990 11 979
1975 990 7 983
1976 969 14 955
1977 969 12 957
1978 1,023 5 1,018
1979 1,107 9 1,098
1980 1,102 12 1,090
1981 1,239 13 1,226
1982 1,218 15 1,203
1983 1,094 6 1,088
1984 1,130 10 1,120
1985 1,257 11 1,246
1986 1,181 18 1,163
1987 1,268 12 1,256
1988 1,316 11 1,305
1989 1,478 9 1,469
1990 1,549 8 1,541
1991 1,625 13 1,612
1992 1,685 17 1,668
1993 1,676 10 1,666
1994 1,641 13 1,628
1995 1,594 9 1,585
1996 1,576 10 1,566
1997 1,508 10 1,498
1998 1,678 6 1,672
1999 1,697 7 1,690
2000 1,708 7 1,701
2001 1,695 0 1,695
2002 1,554 0 1,554
2003 1,558 0 1,558
2004 1,522 5 1,517
2005 1,645 0 1,645
2006 1,648 0 1,648
2007 1,609 0 1,609
2008 1,406 0 1,406
2009 1,276 0 1,276
2010 1,192 0 1,192
2011 1,048 0 1,048
2012 1,016 0 1,016
2013 924 0 924
2014 903 0 903
2015 868 0 868

Fun Facts about the name Pedro

  • How many people with the first name Pedro have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,797 babies born with the first name Pedro in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pedro to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pedro? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 31 new born babies.
  • When was Pedro first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pedro is Monday, September 28th, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Pedro born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pedro was in 2000 with a total of 1,701 babies. That's a lot of babies named Pedro!
  • Random Pedro Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pedro ranks 80th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 10 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Pedro: Your name in reverse order is Ordep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pdore. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Pedro as a first name

Popularity of Pedro as a last name

Common last names for Pedro

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Rivera
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ramirez
  • Ortiz
  • Cruz
  • Diaz
  • Morales
  • Ramos
  • Reyes
  • Flores
  • Santiago
  • Gomez

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Pedro" mean? The list below shows the origins of Pedro as well as things modernly associated with the name Pedro such as celebrities named Pedro.

Origin and Meaning of Pedro

The name "Pedro" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pe"dro
The five of trumps in certain varieties of auction pitch.A variety of auction pitch in which the five of trumps counts five.

Etymology: From Sp. Pedro Peter, L. Petrus, Gr. Pe`tros

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar is a filmmaker with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1974 to present. Pedro was born in 1949 as Pedro Almodovar Caballero in Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, Spain.

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Pedro Armendáriz

Pedro was born in 1940 as Pedro Gregorio Armendariz Hastings in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

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Pedro de la Rosa

Pedro de la Rosa is a f1 driver. Pedro was born in 1971 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Alejandro Tommasi

Alejandro Tommasi is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1 to present. Alejandro was born in 1957 as Pedro Luis Sicard Sanchez in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Pedro Andrade

Pedro was born in 1979.

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Pedro Pauleta

Pedro Pauleta is a football biography. Pedro was born in 1973 in Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Pedro

Pedro Alvarez
Pedro Fernandez
Pedro Martinez
Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Sauer
Pedro Infante
Pedro Pascal
Pedro Pierluisi
Pedro Strop
Pedro Barcelona
Pedro Chelsea

Alternative Meanings

P is for pure, the spiritual side of you.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

D is for decisive, especially when it counts

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Pedro born Jul 9, 2000

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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