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Gender: Male Meaning of Pierce: "son of Piers" Origin of Pierce: English Pierce's Popularity in 2017: #522

The name Pierce is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Piers". Pierce is ranked #522 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Alternatives to Parker and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell or Purgatory- Boys".

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Famous People Named Pierce

Pierce Brendan Brosnan, Irish actor
Pierce Butler, U.S. Founding Father and Senator from North Carolina
Pierce Gagnon, American child actor
Neil Mallon Pierce Bush, son of U.S. President George H.W. Bush; brother of President George W. Bush; named for his mother Barbara Pierce Bush
Pierce Bush (b. 1986), son of Neil Bush; grandson of President George H.W. Bush
Pierce Rinfret (b. 2010), son of TV presenter Melissa Porter and Peter Rinfret
Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States

Pop Culture References for the name Pierce

Pierce Washington, character in the video game franchise "Saints Row"
Piercinald Anastasia "Pierce" Hawthorne, character on TV's "Community"
Pierce Morehouse Patchett, character in movie "L.A. Confidential"
Pierce, a character on TV's "Alien Dawn"
Dr. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, character from the TV series and film "M*A*S*H"
Pierce the Veil, American post-hardcore band

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