Pierre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Pierre
PronunciationFrench: [ˈpjɛʁ]
GenderMale
Language(s)French
Origin
Meaning"Stone"
Other names
See alsoPeter, Pedro, Boutros

Pierre is a masculine given name. It is a French form of the name Peter.[1] Pierre originally meant "rock" or "stone" in French (derived from the Greek word "petra" meaning "stone, rock", via Latin "petra").

Persons with the given name[edit]

Surname[edit]

Fictional characters[edit]

Given name
  • Pierre Bezukhov, a central character in the novel War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  • Pierre Escargot, a French teacher from the tv show All That, played by Kenan Thompson. The name can be translated as "stone snail".
  • Pierre Belmondo, a Wipeout character responsible for the birth of anti-gravity racing
  • Pierre, in the 2016 film A Wedding

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]