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Purcell meaning and name origin

Purcell \p(u)-rce-ll, pur-cell\ as a boy's name has the meaning "pierce the vale" and is a variant of Percival (Old French): invented by a medieval poet in the 12th century for one of King Arthur's knights.


Popularity of Purcell

Purcell is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1553 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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