What does Purcell mean?
Purcell is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1517 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Percival and Percy are the popular related forms of Purcell (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its peak during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5215%) and is now much less, with the version Percy becoming less fashionable. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Purcell and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)