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Peter Surname History
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- Peter spelling & pronunciation
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Peter Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Peter is often very difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Peter may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Peter Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Peter come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Peter originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. Often these names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Peter Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Peter were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Peter. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Peter family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Peter vary in how they're written as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over generations.
Last names similar to Peter'Peter' Péter Peter 1st Peter 2d Peter 2nd Petera Peter A Peterack Peteracki Peteraf Peterafesa Peterahara Peteraitis Peterajames Peteralle Peteralli Peteralski Peter Alt Peter Amanbaey Peteran
Peter Family Tree
Here are a few of the Peter genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Peters
- Edward C Peter 1926 - 1983
- Nina M Peter 1909 - 2000
- Walter Peter 1891 - 1978
- Theresa A Peter 1909 - 1999
- Frances Peter 1916 - 1987
- Earl Peter 1916 - 1975
- Harriet Peter 1888 - 1965
- Theodore R Peter 1918 - 2006
- Herbert Peter 1896 - 1980
- Alfred Peter 1922 - 2010