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32k
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since 1880

Percy

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Pierce valley
  • #1282 All Time
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How popular is the name "Percy" in the U.S.?



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188094094
188195095
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18931770177#100 boy name
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18971896183#98 boy name
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Want to know about the populiarty of Percy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,795 babies born with the name Percy in the United States. That's more than enough Percies to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 94 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Percy" was in 1921 with a total of 603 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Percy" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 58 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of 618 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Percy" mean?

Percy (French): Pierce valley

The name "Percy" is of French origin and it means "Pierce valley". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ycrep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rpcey". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Percy popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Percy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Percy

Master P

Master P is an entrepreneur, businessperson, rapper, and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Master was born in 1969 as Percy Robert Miller in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Lil' Romeo

Lil' Romeo is a rapperactorentrepreneurbasketball playermodel with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Lil' was born in 1989 as Percy Romeo Miller, Jr. in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

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Past life for Percy born Jan 5, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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