Pierce: baby boy name meaning and popularity


From a surname derived from the name Piers — the medieval form of Peter — and meaning “son of Piers.” Also the name for what you hope he does not do to his face, at least not until he’s old enough to make a sound decision.


Peer? But it’s already one syllable. Sheesh.

Famous people named Pierce:

Actors Pierce Gagnon and Pierce Brosnan; U.S. Founding Father Pierce Butler.

Fun fact:

If your little Pierce wanted to grow up and attend Pierce College, he could choose between Washington and California.

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