What does Pierre mean?
Pierre /pier-re/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced pee-AIR. It is of French origin. Variant of Peter. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
Pierre has 1 feminine form: Pierette.Kreatif forms: Parre, Pierrio, Porre. [more]
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Pierre for boys. Pierre reached its top rank of #443 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Pierre listed in the Top 1000 are Peter (#204 the previous year), Pedro (#354), Pierce (#470), Pietro, Pete and Per. Variants like Petre are seldom used. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4836%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2817%, ▼41.7%), with the versions Pedro, Pete and Pierre becoming less fashionable. Pierce (#470) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name among these, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for this name. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Pierre and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)