Petter is typically a Scandinavian name given to boys. Petter is mostly used in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. It is derived from the name Peter, and most Christians use it. The meaning of Petter is 'stone'. Petter is derived from the Greek word Petros; also, the name has two syllables, and it is pronounced as 'PEHT-tehr'. Notable people with the name petter are Petter Andersen, who was a Norwegian speed skater, Petter Andersson, he was a famous Swedish footballer, Petter Augustsson, who was also a former Swedish footballer; Petter Belsvik, a Norwegian footballer and coach; Petter Jakob Bjerve, he was a popular Norwegian economist, statistician, and politician, Petter Bjørheim, also a Norwegian politician. In addition, there are other notable associated with the name, like Petter Bruer Hanssen, who was a former Norwegian footballer; Petter Dass, a Norwegian Lutheran priest and poet; and Petter Eide, who was a well-known Norwegian politician.