Popularity:25812
Origin:French
Meaning:Pierce the vale
Perceval is a mighty masculine name from the Old French expression perce val, meaning “pierce the vale.” The name Perceval first appeared in the 12th-century poem Perceval, the Story of the Grail, famously penned by French poet Chrétien de Troyes. As this timeless tale goes, Perceval is a young and wishful warrior with dreams of becoming a knight under King Arthur and sets out on a quest for the coveted Grail to prove his worth. But with a name like Perceval to lead baby through their battles, they’ll have everything they need for knighthood.
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