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Meaning of Pedro

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The name Pedro has the following meaning:

As solid as a rock. Derived from the Greek "Petros" (stone).
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Pedro is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 220 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Pedro fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 20 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 268 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Pedro in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Pedro is very likely a(n) Portuguese variant of the name Peter.

See other suggested Portuguese boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Peter.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Pedro and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Pedro: Boys - Adonis, Alek, Alexander, Ambrose, Ammon, Anacletus, Basil, Cletus, Cole, Cristopher, Cyril, Girls - Danae, Neola, Zoe, Both genders - Eunice, Phoenix


The name Pedro is a variant of Peter. Other popular variants of the name Peter are: Peader, Peat, Peate, Peder, Pedro (Portuguese), Pekka, Per, Petar, Pete (English), Petenka, Peterka, Peterke, Peterson, Petre, Petros, Petrov, Petrus, Petruso, Petter, Petur, Petya, Peytr, Pierre (French), Piet, Pieter, Piotr, Pyotr, Pytor


We think the name Pedro should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Pedro to be: Ambitious, honest and unpretentious

In one word, you might describe Pedro as a(n) "unpretentious" person.

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