Meaning:rock; son of Peter or Piers
If picking a name for baby feels like being stuck between a rock and a hard place, then Pierson, which means “rock,” may be the name for you. Greek in origin, Pierson is a boy’s name that will provide baby with a strong and solid foundation from the very beginning. Alternatively, Pierson is also an English patronymic name that means “son of Peter” or “son of Piers.” It’s a meaningful choice if you have a Peter or Piers in your family to whom you’d like to pay homage.

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