US Popularity:9261
Meaning:Pierce the vale; Little pig
Purcell is a masculine name of French origin. A variant of the Old French name Percival, it translates to “pierce the vale,” a lovely choice to inspire baby to explore new horizons or break their way through barriers. If you want a name with a more adorable undertone, Purcell can also come from the Old French word pourcel, which means “little pig.” With their adorable faces, high intelligence, and exceptional sense of smell, pigs are definitely an underrated animal to inspire your little one. As baby learns more about the world around them, the name Purcell is sure to help them appreciate the flora and fauna around the world.

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in 1985
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from 1984
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