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Pier Angeli was a famous Italian actress (1932-1971). I think this name works well for a girl and a boy!
-- khaotickharma  4/24/2006
Another famous bearer was Pier Paolo Pasolini.
-- Anonymous User  8/21/2009
Pier Luigi da PALESTRINA, great Renaissance composer of sublime religious music.
-- Anonymous User  3/8/2010
Made me think of the English word pier meaning "a structure built on posts extending from land out over water, used as a landing place for ships, an entertainment area, a strolling place, etc.; jetty." This wasn't a negative thought, but it was my first thought while looking at this name.
-- Anonymous User  3/16/2011
Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi (1460-1528) nicknamed Antico, was an Italian sculptor, goldsmith and medalist.
-- Anonymous User  8/18/2011
This is also a Dutch word meaning worm and it reminds me of the expression "zo dood als een Pier" = "as dead as a worm". Not good.
-- renee06  1/15/2014
Pier is also commonly used in Italy for compound names (like Pier Angelo), sometimes attached (like Pierluigi) and often used as a nickname for who has such names. [noted -ed]
-- SmartLefty  3/3/2016
It's very close to the French name “Pierre”. I'm surprised to see this is a Dutch name because it's quite current in Italy (even if it doesn't end with an "o")
-- Maxine J. Rolland  10/14/2016
Aragonese variant form of Pero.
-- Sofia  11/12/2016

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