Pierce Name Meaning & Origin
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.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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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...
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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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Pierce Brosnan - Irish actor most famous for "Remington Steele" and the James Bond movies
Franklin Pierce - 14th President of the US
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Pierce Hawthorne - Character on NBC's Community
Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce from television show M*A*S*H