Petar is a male name, in Croatia mostly Croatian, but also Serbian. It is one of the most common names (among the top hundred) in Croatia, with over thirty thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Petar in Croatia
The name Petar was the most popular from years 1930 to 1939. The peak year was 1930. It was the least popular from years 1970 to 1980.
Name Petar is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Petar live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (over four thousand), Split (over a thousand), Rijeka (over five hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Mljet (3.0% of total population).