Popularity:873
Origin:Spanish
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Stone, rock
A classic Spanish name derived from the Hebrew Peter, meaning “stone” or “rock,” Pedro is all about strength, tradition, and loyalty. This dashing appellation has athletic undertones, judging from the baseball stars with the name, such as Pedro Martinez and Guerrero. Also prominent in the arts, Don Pedro (aka Prince) is the Prince of Arragon and an influential figure in Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Besides celebrated film director and screenwriter Pedro Almodóvar, there’s Pedro Pascal, who had the memorable role of Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones, Din Djarin in The Mandalorian, and Joel in The Last of Us.
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