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Gender: Male Origin of Pierre: French variation of Peter Meaning of Peter: Greek, "rock"

The name Pierre is a boy's name of French origin. Pierre and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

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One of the most familiar—if not stereotypical—Gallic names.

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Famous People Named Pierre

Pierre Curie, French physicist; husband of physicist Marie Curie
Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi, son of Princess Caroline of Monaco
(Joseph Philippe) Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, 15th prime minister of Canada
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter
Pierre Souquet-Basiege, French ice dancer
Pierre Garcon, American NFL football player
Pierre Allen, American NFL football player
Pierre Thomas, American NFL football player
Pierre Lorillard, American inventor
Pierre Bouvier, lead singer of band Simple Plan
Pierre Benjamin Monteux, French-American conductor
Pierre Boulez, French composer
Pierre Joseph Rossier, Swiss photographer
Dreux Pierre Frederic aka Lil' Fizz, American rapper
Pierre Gasly, French racing driver

Pop Culture References for the name Pierre

Pierre, capital of South Dakota
Pierre Bezukhov, character in Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace
Pierre Bezukhov, character in musical Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812

Piere, Peiree, Pierrot