Peter as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Peter?

We estimate that there are 398,235 people named Peter who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Peter is the 63rd most common for men, and the 121st most common overall.

How Old are People Named Peter?

The average person named Peter is 49.33 years old.

Is Peter a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,738 people named Peter were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 210th most popular name for boys, and the 393rd most popular overall.

The popularity of Peter peaked in 1880, when it was the 31st most popular name for baby boys.

Is Peter a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Peter is almost exclusively a male name. 99.7% of people named Peter are male.

Popularity of Peter in England

In 2020, Peter was the 226th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.