Popularity:5866
Origin:French
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.

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