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Sir Percy is the real name of the Scarlet Pimpernel, a mysterious hero who fights for justice in the late 1700's France and England, in Emmuska Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernel novels.
-- Soul  7/6/2005
Many children would recognize the name Percy from the Harry Potter books as Percy Weasley is Ron Weasley uptight rule-abiding brother.
-- ljc  4/9/2006
Lord Percy Percy, heir to the Duchy of Northumberland, from Blackadder 1&2, of course.
-- vattenkvinna  4/20/2006
I have seen this name short for Perseus in the book The Lightning Thief.
-- Anonymous User  6/12/2008
Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant was nicknamed Percy by his fellow band members.
-- Anonymous User  6/27/2008
Percy Williams was a famous track star. He went to the Olympics in 1928.
-- welovejamesarness  12/21/2008
Percy Granger, a composer thought to have had a sexual relationship with his mother (she, and don't quote me on this, committed suicide whenever he showed interest in a woman who was not her).
-- magicalhannah7  4/11/2009
Percy Grainger great Australian pianist and composer subject of the movie 'Passion'.
-- Anton  3/9/2010
Percy Windum was one of the civil war generals.
-- writer371  5/28/2011
Percy Lavon Julian (1899-1975) was a research chemist and one of the first men to study the chemical fusion of medicinal drugs that are derived from plants. His work led to the development of corticosteroids, birth control pills, and cortisone. He was the first ever black chemist to be given a spot in the National Academy of Scientists.
-- earthnut  8/3/2015

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