Popularity:1003
Origin:Welsh
Meaning:Son of Piers; Rock; Peter
Pierce is a boy’s name of Welsh, English, and Irish origin, meaning “son of Piers.” Piers is the Norman word for “Peter.” A prevalent name throughout Europe, it also has roots in Greek and Latin, meaning “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
    Actor
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