Pieter is a male given name, the Dutch form of Peter, The name has been one of the most common names in the Netherlands for centuries, but since the mid-twentieth century its popularity has dropped steadily, from almost 3000 per year in 1947 to about 100 a year in 2016.
Pieter Claesen Wyckoff
Pieter Claesen Wyckoff (ca. 1620 – June 30, 1694) was a prominent figure in Dutch and later English colonial Kings County, Long Island, New York. Most persons surnamed Wyckoff in North America, including many variations in spelling, can be traced to his family. After some time spent at Rensselaerwyck, near present-day Albany, New York, in 1655 Pieter moved his family into a rented house in New Amersfoort (present day Flatlands, Brooklyn ). Pieter Claesen prospered here, acquired land and became a local judge (justice of the peace). He was influential in establishing the Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church at the juncture of Flatbush Avenue and Kings Highway in Brooklyn. The Wyckoffs are prominent members in Manalapan, New Jersey.
Pieter Willem "Piet" Kasteleyn (October 12, 1924 – January 16, 1996) was a Dutch physicist famous for his contributions to the field of Statistical Mechanics.
Pieter Wouwerman (September 13, 1623 – May 9, 1682) was a Dutch Golden Age landscape painter.
Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten
Pieter Gerritsz van Roestraten (21 April 1630 – 10 July 1700) was a Dutch Golden Age painter of still lifes and genre scenes.
Jan Pieter Brueghel
Jan Pieter Brueghel or Jan Pieter Breughel (29 August 1628 (baptised) – 1664) was a Flemish Baroque painter specialised in flower still lifes.
Pieter Rudolph Kleijn
Pieter Rudolph Kleijn or Kleyn (1785 – 1816) was a 19th-century landscape painter from the Northern Netherlands who died young.
Pieter Nicolaas van Eyck
Pieter Nicolaas/Nicolaus van Eyck (Breukelen, 1 October 1887 - Wassenaar, 28 April 1954)