US Popularity:1062
Other Origin(s):British, Latin
Meaning:Stone, rock; Peter
Pierce is a boy’s name of Greek, Latin, and English origin. Derived from the name Piers, Pierce is also commonly associated with the name Peter. A prevalent name throughout Europe, it also has roots in Greek and Latin, meaning “stone” or “rock.” Many find Pierce to be a very appealing name with a sleek and striking pronunciation. The famous Irish actor Pierce Brosnan can be thanked for popularizing the name with his salient roles in the pop culture world as Remington Steele and James Bond. Naming baby Pierce may inspire them to have a strong and distinguished personality people will undoubtedly find magnetizing!

Famous People Named Pierce

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Franklin Pierce
    United States President
  • Mary Pierce
    Tennis Player
  • Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Pierce is currently #1690 on The Bump
Boy:Pierce is currently #485 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Pierce is currently #1062 in U.S. births
Boy:Pierce is currently #367 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 20
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Pierce

  • Behind the Name, Pierce, January 2022

  • Behind the Name, Piers, May 2020

  • Behind the Name, Peter, June 2023

Learn how we keep our content accurate and up-to-date by reading our medical review and editorial process.

Search Baby Boy Names

Search by:

  • Name or Meaning
  • Filter
  • Letter