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Pearce - Meaning of Pearce

What does Pearce mean?

Meaning of the name PearcePeterPedroPiercePearsonPictrusPetrusoPiersPerkinPiarasPearsPyrcePeaderPierreParPetenkaPetunkaFerrisPetePerryFarrisPearsePanayiotis

[ 1 syll. pea-(r)ce, pe-a-rce ] The baby boy name Pearce is pronounced as Pih-RZ †. Pearce has its origins in the English and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in the English and Irish languages. The first name is usually derived from the English surname, which is itself from the medieval given name. The name, along with the Gaelic equivalent Piaras, has been popular among Irish nationalists since the 1916 Easter Rising led by Patrick Henry Pearse (1879-1916).

Pearce is a variant form of the English Pearson.

Pearce is also a variant form of the Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian Peter.

Pearce is also a variant spelling of the English, French, and Irish Pierce in the English and Irish languages.

Pearce is also a variant form of the English Piers.

Variant forms of Pearce include the name Pears, the name Pearse, and the English Pearson.

Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Pearce.

See also the related categories, medieval, greek, equivalent, and irish.

Pearce is not frequently used as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. In 2016, among the family of boy names directly linked to Pearce, Peter was the most commonly used.

Baby names that sound like Pearce include Peers, Peirce, Pierce, Piers, Pares, Paresh, Pariss, Parisse, París, Park, Parke, Parkes, Parks, Pearroc, Pearrock, Pearrok, Pears, Pearse, Perc, and Perce.

† Pronunciation for Pearce: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"


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