The origin of the name Peter is Greek
And this is how it is written in Greek
The meaning of the name Peter is: a rock or a stone
The name Peter appears in the bible in the following verses:
And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee on the water.
And he said, Come. And when Peter was come down out of the ship, he walked on the water, to go to Jesus.
Then answered Peter and said unto him, Declare unto us this parable.
And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.
Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.
But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart,
Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
And when they were come to Capernaum, they that received tribute money came to Peter, and said, Doth not your master pay tribute?
Peter saith unto him, Of strangers. Jesus saith unto him, Then are the children free.
Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?
Then answered Peter and said unto him, Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore?
Peter answered and said unto him, Though all men shall be offended because of thee, yet will I never be offended.
Peter said unto him, Though I should die with thee, yet will I not deny thee. Likewise also said all the disciples.
And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, and began to be sorrowful and very heavy.
And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest’s palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, to see the end.
Now Peter sat without in the palace: and a damsel came unto him, saying, Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee.
And after a while came unto him they that stood by, and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them; for thy speech bewrayeth thee.
And Peter remembered the word of Jesus, which said unto him, Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice. And he went out, and wept bitterly.
And Simon he surnamed Peter;
And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.
And he saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ.
And he spake that saying openly. And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.
But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men.
And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them.
And Peter answered and said to Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias.
Then Peter began to say unto him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed thee.
And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away.
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives over against the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately,
But Peter said unto him, Although all shall be offended, yet will not I.
And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy;
And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping, and saith unto Peter, Simon, sleepest thou? couldest not thou watch one hour?
And Peter followed him afar off, even into the palace of the high priest: and he sat with the servants, and warmed himself at the fire.
And as Peter was beneath in the palace, there cometh one of the maids of the high priest:
And when she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him, and said, And thou also wast with Jesus of Nazareth.
And he denied it again. And a little after, they that stood by said again to Peter, Surely thou art one of them: for thou art a Galilaean, and thy speech agreeth thereto.
And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.
But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.
When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.
And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.
He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering said, The Christ of God.
And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.
But Peter and they that were with him were heavy with sleep: and when they were awake, they saw his glory, and the two men that stood with him.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.