Petronella

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Petronella, feminine diminutive of Petronius, a Roman family name possibly derived from petra "rock". Name of an obscure early saint; because of similarity of sound, used as a feminine form of Peter.

Proper noun[edit]

Petronella

  1. A female given name, rare in English after Middle Ages.

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Proper noun[edit]

Petronella

  1. A female given name of Latin origin. Variant: Pernilla.