PIERS
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: PEERZ (English), PEERS (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Peter, Peers (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Petra (English), Peta (English (Australian))
OTHER LANGUAGES: Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Arabic), Bedros, Petros (Armenian), Peru, Petri, Peio (Basque), Peter (Biblical), Petros (Biblical Greek), Petrus (Biblical Latin), Per, Perig, Pierrick (Breton), Petar, Penko, Petko (Bulgarian), Pere (Catalan), Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Coptic), Petru (Corsican), Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero (Croatian), Petr (Czech), Peder, Peter, Peer, Per (Danish), Peter, Petrus, Pier, Pieter, Piet (Dutch), Petro (Esperanto), Peeter (Estonian), Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka (Finnish), Pierre, Pierrick (French), Pitter (Frisian), Petre (Georgian), Peter, Petrus (German), Petros (Greek), Pika (Hawaiian), Péter, Peti (Hungarian), Pétur (Icelandic), Peadar, Piaras (Irish), Pietro, Piero (Italian), Pitter, Pit (Limburgish), Petras (Lithuanian), Petar, Petre, Pece, Petko (Macedonian), Petera (Maori), Petruccio (Medieval Italian), Peder, Peter, Petter, Peer, Per (Norwegian), Pèire (Occitan), Piotr (Polish), Pedro, Pedrinho (Portuguese), Petre, Petru, Petrica (Romanian), Pyotr, Petia, Petya (Russian), Peadar (Scottish), Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero (Serbian), Peter (Slovak), Peter (Slovene), Pedro (Spanish), Peder, Peter, Petter, Pierre, Peer, Pehr, Pelle, Per (Swedish), Petro (Ukrainian), Pedr (Welsh)
Popularity
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