Piers: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Piers

Piers

Pronunciation: PEERZ, 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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Piers Anthony - Science fiction/ fantasy writer.
Piers Morgan - Newspaper editor and celebrity.
Piers Faccini - English singer, painter and songwriter.
Pier Luigi Nervi (b. 1891, d. 1979) - Italian structural engineer and architect.

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A character in Mazo de La Roche's "The Whiteoaks of Jalna" series.

The titular character in Piers Plowman (written ca. 1360–1387), a Middle English poem by William Langland.

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