US Popularity:24371
Meaning:Rock, stone
If you want baby to be as tough as a diamond, set your eyes on Peterson. This respelling of the masculine name Peter is of Greek origin and means "rock" or "stone." Although Peterson is more common as a surname, your little one will love standing out from their peers. They're sure to have a strong personality, confidence, and a ton of ambition. Fans of the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off will inevitably think of the phony phone call between Ed Rooney and Sloane Peterson's father. Rooney left no stone unturned to reveal Ferris, and neither will baby as they pursue their dreams!

Famous People Named Peterson

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  • Oscar Peterson

Peterson Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Peterson is currently #24371 in U.S. births
Boy:Peterson is currently #11853 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 4245
from 2022
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