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What does Pierre mean?

Pierre Pronunciation of Pierre as a boys' name is pronounced pee-AIR. It is of French origin. Variant of Peter. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.



VARIANTS Peer, Per, Piers

OTHER FORMS VIA PETER Pedro, Pete, Petr, Petre, Pierce, Piero, Piet, Pieter, Pietro, Piotr




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How popular is Pierre?

Pierre is a very prominent first name for men (#531 out of 1220, Top 43%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#1379 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Pierre reached its top rank of #427 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #1124. (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pierre name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pierre outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Pierre (#1124 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) listed in the Top 2000 are Peter (#207), Pedro (#374), Pierce (#475), Per, Pete and Pietro. Other variants, like Pieter, are seldom used. These relations of Pierre were popular as baby names 66 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.58%) and are now much less common (ADOPTION 0.19%, 66.8%), with versions like Pierre falling out of fashion. Pierce is the most contemporarily stylish boy name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pierre, Pedro, Pete, Peter, Pierce, Pietro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Per, Peter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Pierre is alike in pronunciation to Parr. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bairre, Dimetre, Fiacre, Gere, Jere, Jerre, Kierren, Parke, Parrey, Parrie, Parry, Peale, Pearce, Pears, Pedro, Peele, Peerce, Peirce, Pepe, Perce, Percey, Percie, Percy, Perez, Perl, Perrie, Perrin, Perry, Pete, Petr, Petre, Pierce, Piero, Pierson, Piet, Pieter, Pietro, Pike, Piotr, Piper, Speare, Tigre, Torre and Vere. These names tend to be less commonly used than Pierre.