Petra originates from Greek and is the feminine form of the name Peter. Meaning "stone" or "rock," the name is derived from the word petros. The name also has historical significance, as it was the name of an archeological site in the area that is now Jordan. Petra is very popular in some parts of Europe.
Similar Names: Pella, Pedi
Famous Petra Names: Petra Nemcova (Czech supermodel), Petra Haden (singer and violinist)