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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Petr

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  1. A male given name, cognate to Peter

Notable Persons Named Petr

Petr Čech is a soccer player for the Arsenal F.C., FC Viktoria Plzeň, FK Chmel Blšany, AC Sparta Prague, Stade Rennais F.C., Chelsea F.C., and Czech Republic national under-17 football team. Petr was born on May 20th, 1982 in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia.


Petr Korda is a tennis player. Petr was born on January 23rd, 1968 in Prague.


Petr was born on November 1st, 1961 in Planá (Tachov District).


Petr Olegovich Aven is an international businessman. Petr was born on March 16th, 1955 in Moscow.


Petr was born on March 19th, 1985 in Moscow.


Petr was born on March 8th, 1984 in Saint Petersburg.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Petr

Jakub Petr is a soccer player for the SK Slavia Prague, SK Sigma Olomouc, FC Slovácko, and Czech Republic national under-17 football team. Jakub was born on April 10th, 1990 in Czechoslovakia.


Jiří was born on May 13th, 1931 in Hradec Králové. Jiří is also known as Petr and Jiri. He left this life on November 12th, 2014.


Jacqueline was born on October 9th, 1970 in Winnipeg.


Radek Petr is a soccer player for the FC Baník Ostrava, FK Mutěnice, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, Aurora Pro Patria 1919, K.A.S. Eupen, PFC Ludogorets Razgrad, FC Zbrojovka Brno, Czech Republic national under-17 football team, Czech Republic national under-18 football team, and Czech Republic na. Radek was born on February 24th, 1987 in Vítkovice (Ostrava). Radek is also known as Petr and Radek.


Michael Petr is a ballroom dancer, choreographer, dancesport coach, ballroom, choreography, dancesport, ballroomdancer, and dancesportcoach. Michael was born in 25 in Prague.


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Popularity of Petr as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Petr U.S.
  White 96.91% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Petr

People with the last name Petr are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Petr

  • How Popular is the name Petr? Petr is the 36,875th most popular name of all time. As a last name Petr was the 61,899th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Petr have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 98 babies born with the first name Petr in the United States. That's more than enough people named Petr to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Petr? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Petr first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Petr is Wednesday, October 19th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Petr born? The highest recorded use of the first name Petr was in 2014 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Petr Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Petr is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Petr: Your name in reverse order is Rtep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pert. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Petr? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 324 people with the last name Petr.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Petr? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Petr as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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