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Origin and Meaning of Petraeus

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From Pieters, meaning Pieter's (Peter's) son.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Petraeus

David Petraeus is a Commander of the International Security Assistance Force, Commander of United States Central Command, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Commander of theInternational Security Assistance Force, and Commander ofUnited States Central Command. His military service ended in 2011. David was born on November 7th, 1952 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York.


Heinrich was born in 1589. Heinrich is also known as Petraeus and Henricus. He passed away in 1620.


Fun Facts about the name Petraeus

  • How unique is the name Petraeus? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Petraeus was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Petraeus: Your name in reverse order is Sueartep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uetpaser. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Petraeus born Jan 21, 1927

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 1225. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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