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What does Pier mean?

Pier Pronunciation of Pier [pier] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Pier means "rock". Pier is a version of Petra (Greek): feminine variation of Peter.

Associated with: greek, rock.


4 different relations via Petra: Pet, Peta, Piera and Pietra.

Creative forms:
(female) Phier, Prier, ..

(male) Pice, Pipar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pier Arya (P.A.), ..

How popular is Pier?

Pier is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#13187 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Petra (#1356 via latest list) is the only popular alternative form of Pier (unlisted). Adoption of this form of Pier was at its apex in the 1900s (#537) and has become significantly diminished since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Petra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pier and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brier, Cher, Eimer, Emer, Grier, Peg, Pen, Pera, Peri, Perl, Pia, Pilar, Pima, Pip, Piper, Pipere, Pyper and Sher. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pier.

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