Piercy 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.
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This is a traditional name that is rarely heard. This name derives from the Olde French "percer" to pierce or breach and "haie" a hedge or enclosure and was originally given to a soldier, possibly in North France, remembered for his breach of a fortification. The name was brought to England by the Normans in 1066 and is first recorded in the Domesday Book. The name was anglicized as Pearcey, Pearcy, Piercey and Piercy.
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Piercy is a surname derived from the Olde French form of Peter.
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