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What does Pierson mean?

Pierson Pronunciation of Pierson as a boys' name is a Greek name, and Pierson means "rock". Pierson is a version of Pierce (English, Greek): version of Piers from Peter.




VARIANTS Piersson, Pearsson, Pearson



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How popular is Pierson?

Pierson is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#1158 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Pierson entered the list in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #1150 in the U.S. in the year 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Pierce (#491 VIA LATEST LIST) and Pearson are the prominent varying forms of Pierson (#1150). Other forms, like Piersson, are uncommon. These relations of Pierson were at the apex of their popularity in the year 2016 and have remained as common to this day. Pierce has been the most recognizable form.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pierson, Pearson, Pierce in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Pierson is alike in pronunciation to Parson and Person. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abelson, Aeron, Aeson, Aileron, Aleron, Anderson, Benson, Berton, Biron, Carson, Cimeron, Deron, Derron, Dervon, Egerton, Emerson, Everton, Ferron, Garson, Geron, Gershon, Gerson, Gibson, Gillson, Gilson, Girvon (see Girvin), Greyson, Hermon, Hewson, Jenson, Jeron, Jerron, Jimson, Karson, Kieron, Kierron, Larson, Leeron, Leron, Liron, Merton, Miron, Nelson, Nickson, Nilsson, Oberon, Oberron, Orson, Parsons, Parton, Paterson, Patterson, Paulson, Perkin, Perkyn, Perrin, Persons, Peterson, Peyton, Piero, Pierre, Pietro, Preston, Simeron, Stetson, Swenson, Terron, Urson, Verdon, Verlon, Vernon, Vinson and Wilson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pierson.

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