US Popularity:4851
Origin:French
Other Origin(s):Welsh, Celtic
Meaning:pierce the vale
Percival is a masculine name of French and Welsh origins that is sure to give baby a noble, valiant inspiration. This name translates to “pierce the vale,” and was mentioned as one of King Arthur’s legendary knights. Percival comes from the epic poem Perceval, the Story of the Grail, which describes the hero’s quest for the holy grail. If you want to encourage baby to travel courageously between the mountains, or create stories about the valley, the name Percival is sure to leave a mark.

Percival Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Percival is currently #2355 on The Bump
Boy:Percival is currently #1322 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Percival is currently #4851 in U.S. births
Boy:Percival is currently #2257 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#2257
in 2023
+ 383
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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