Pierce: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Pierce

Pierce

Pronunciation: PEERS (key)

Origin of the name Pierce:

A derivative of Piers, an Old French and Middle English form of Peter (a rock). The name was common in the Middle Ages and gave rise to several surnames.

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Comments and insights on the name Pierce: | Edit

We named out son Pierce in 2007, and love it! I share the same feelings and have gotten them same reactions from people as the prior listing. Also, it is not a name that can be shortened or really made fun of...

Personal experiences with the name Pierce: | Edit

We named our son Pierce in 2007 - he is 3 now. We always get great reactions with his name. Lots of "oooooh, I like that!" Or, "such a strong name." We love that it is a familiar name, but not overused.

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Famous real-life people named Pierce: | Edit

Pierce Brosnan
Franklin Pierce - 14th President of the US

Pierce in song, story & screen: | Edit

Pierce Hawthorne - Character on NBC's Community

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