Pete

Pete is a boy name and means rock. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \p(e)-te\. Other similar names and variants include: Pepe, Petr, Petre. Pete is a very popular first name for men (#365 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5525 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Pete over the years and Pete's popularity rank:

Pete VIP rank

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#2506
Most recent rank
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#173
Highest rank
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Actors named Pete
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Singers named Pete
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Writers named Pete

Famous people named Pete

Here’s a list of VIPs named Pete:

Famous actors named Pete and their movies

Pete Postlethwaite
Pete Postlethwaite

Born on February 07, 1945

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 13

Bandyta

Directed by: Maciej Dejczer

Starring: Til Schweiger, Polly Walker, Pete Postlethwaite, John Hurt

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow

Country: United States of America

In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Country: United States of America

Among Giants

Among Giants

Directed by: Sam Miller

Starring: Pete Postlethwaite, Rachel Griffiths, James Thornton, Lennie James

Pete Seeger
Pete Seeger

Born on May 03, 1919

  • Age: 103
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2

Rainbow Quest

Starring: Pete Seeger

Country: United States of America

Alice's Restaurant

Alice's Restaurant

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Arlo Guthrie, Patricia Quinn, James Broderick, Pete Seeger

Country: United States of America

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Famous directors named Pete and their movies

Pete Walker
Pete Walker
  • No. of movies: 12
Schizo

Schizo

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Lynne Frederick, John Leyton, Stephanie Beacham, John Fraser

Cool It, Carol!

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Robin Askwith, Janet Lynn, Jess Conrad, Derek Aylward

Four Dimensions of Greta

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Tristan Rogers, Karen Boyes, Alan Curtis, Robin Askwith

House of Whipcord

Directed by: Pete Walker

Starring: Barbara Markham, Patrick Barr, Ray Brooks, Ann Michelle

Pete Travis
Pete Travis
  • No. of movies: 5
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Directed by: Pete Travis

The Go Between

The Go Between

Directed by: Pete Travis

Dredd

Dredd

Directed by: Pete Travis

Dredd

Directed by: Pete Travis

Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey, Rachel Wood

Pete Riski
Pete Riski
  • No. of movies: 3
Dark Floors

Dark Floors

Directed by: Pete Riski

Here With Me

Here With Me

Directed by: Pete Riski

Dark Floors

Directed by: Pete Riski, Alan Smithee

Starring: William Hope, Leon Herbert, Ronald Pickup, Philip Bretherton

Pete Jones
Pete Jones

Born on September 22, 1957

  • Age: 65
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2
If Dad Only Knew

If Dad Only Knew

Directed by: Pete Jones

Stolen Summer

Directed by: Pete Jones

Starring: Amara Balthrop-Lewis, Kevin Pollak, Aidan Quinn, Bonnie Hunt

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Famous writers named Pete and their books

Pete Townshend
Pete Townshend

Born on May 19, 1945

  • Age: 77
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
Who I Am

Who I Am

By:

Pete Souza
Pete Souza
  • No. of books: 7
Obama: An Intimate Portrait

Obama: An Intimate Portrait

By:

Collection of photographs taken by White House photographer during President Obama's two terms

Shade

Shade

By:

Subtitle: "A Tale of Two Presidents"

Pete Rose
Pete Rose

Born on April 14, 1941

  • Age: 81
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
My Prison Without Bars

My Prison Without Bars

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A #1 New York Times Bestseller Pete Rose holds more major league baseball records than any other player in history. He is a blue-collar hero - and a lifelong gambler.

Pete Schweizer
Pete Schweizer
  • No. of books: 1

Clinton Cash

By:

Subtitle: "The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich"

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Pete a popular name?

Over the years Pete was most popular in 1917. According to the latest US census information Pete ranks #437th while according to famousnames.vip Pete ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Pete?

According to the US census in 2018, 51 boys were born named Pete, making Pete the #2506th name more popular among boy names. In 1917 Pete had the highest rank with 644 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Pete?

Pete is #2506th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Pete more popular ?

The name Pete was more popular in 1917 with 644 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Pete

The last time a baby was named Pete was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Pete?

In 2020 there were 51 baby boys named Pete.

Who is a famous person named Pete?

There a several famous people named Pete, for example actor Pete Postlethwaite, director Pete Walker, musician Pete Astudillo.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Pete?

A famous actor/actress named Pete is Pete Postlethwaite, starring in 4 movies, including Bandyta and James and the Giant Peach.

Who is a famous director named Pete?

A famous director named Pete is Pete Walker, who directed 4 movies, including Schizo and Cool It, Carol!.

Who is a famous singer named Pete?

A famous singer named Pete is Pete Astudillo, with over 4 songs, including Como Te Extrano and Como Te Extrano.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Pete?

There are 2 actors named Pete including Pete Postlethwaite and Pete Seeger who appeared in movies such as Bandyta and Rainbow Quest.

How many famous directors are named Pete?

There are 4 directors named Pete including Pete Walker and Pete Travis who directed movies such as Schizo and 1.

How many famous writers are named Pete?

There are 4 writers named Pete including Pete Townshend and Pete Souza who wrote books such as The Age of Anxiety: A Novel and Obama: An Intimate Portrait.