Are there any Spanish words bearing even a minute similarity to the name Peter? Not a name, but any word that is in any way similar to Peter.

You can find a number of historical and literary figures named Peter. The origin of the name lies in the Greek petros (which means "stone") and Latin petrus ("rock"). Here are a few notables named Peter:
  • Peter, a fisherman who became one of the Twelve Apostles of Christ
  • Peter the Great, a czar of Russia
  • Peter Pettigrew, a Harry Potter character who ratted out his friends
  • Peter Pan, friend of Tinker Bell

The English name Peter sounds like these Spanish words:

  • pitar: to blow or whistle
  • patear: to kick, to walk
  • pata: leg
  • peto: bib

And if you're curious about a comparison, the Spanish name Pedro sounds like these English words: pager, patriot, patrol, patron