Given Name PIERS

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: PEERZ (English), PEERS (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
VARIANTS: Peter, Peers (English)
FEMININE FORMS: Petra (English), Peta (English (Australian))
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Pjetër (Albanian), 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 (Bulgarian), Pere (Catalan), Botros, Boutros, Butrus (Coptic), Petru (Corsican), Petar, Pejo, Perica, Pero (Croatian), Petr, Péťa, Peťa, Petřík (Czech), Peder, Peter, Peer, Per (Danish), Peter, Petrus, Pieter, Pier, Piet (Dutch), Petro (Esperanto), Peeter (Estonian), Petur (Faroese), Petri, Petteri, Pietari, Pekka (Finnish), Pierre, Pierrick (French), Pitter (Frisian), Petre (Georgian), Peter, Petrus (German), Petros (Greek), Bitrus (Hausa), Pika (Hawaiian), Péter, Peti (Hungarian), Pétur (Icelandic), Peadar, Piaras (Irish), Pietro, Pier, Pierino, Piero (Italian), Pitter, Pit (Limburgish), Petras (Lithuanian), Petar, Petre, Pece, Pero (Macedonian), Petera (Maori), Petruccio (Medieval Italian), Pièrre (Norman), Peder, Peter, Petter, Peer, Per (Norwegian), Pèire (Occitan), Piotr (Polish), Pedro, Pedrinho (Portuguese), Petre, Petru, Petrică (Romanian), Pyotr, Petia, Petya (Russian), Pedru (Sardinian), 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)

Categories

Golden Sun characters, Harry Potter characters, literature, medieval
Entry updated July 28, 2009