Pearce

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pearce

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Wiktionary

From Piers, the medieval vernacular form of Peter.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Pearce

Pearce Quigley is an actor. Pearce was born in Salford, Greater Manchester.

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Pearce was born on November 15th, 1988 in Republic of Ireland.

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Pearce was born in 1981.

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Pearce Chiles was an athlete. Pearce was born on May 28th, 1867 in Deepwater, Missouri. He died on December 11th, 1933.

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Pearce was born on March 2nd, 1956 in Dinton, Buckinghamshire.

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Pearce Robinson is a 1st President of PNM Abroad. Pearce was born on January 11th, 1990 in St Joseph, Trinidad & Tobago.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Pearce

Guy Pearce is an actor and musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Guy was given the name Guy Edward Pearce on October 5th, 1967 in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

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Stuart Pearce is a soccer player for the Wealdstone F.C., Coventry City F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., Newcastle United F.C., West Ham United F.C., Manchester City F.C., England national under-21 football team, and England national football team. Stuart was born on April 24th, 1962 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Alice Pearce was an actress. She was most active from 1943 to 1966. Alice was born on October 16th, 1917 in New York City, New York, U.S. She passed away on March 3rd, 1966.

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Adam Pearce is a wrestler. Adam was born on June 24th, 1978 in Lake Forest, Illinois.

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Lennard Pearce was an actor. His career lasted from 1964 to 1984. Lennard was born on February 9th, 1915 in Paddington. He died on December 15th, 1984.

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Kevin was born on November 1st, 1987 in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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How popular is the baby name Pearce in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 0 6
1915 5 0 5
1916 5 0 5
1918 6 0 6
1919 9 0 9
1921 6 0 6
1922 5 0 5
1925 8 0 8
1926 6 0 6
1927 8 0 8
1930 5 0 5
1931 5 0 5
1941 9 0 9
1943 5 0 5
1944 7 0 7
1951 6 0 6
1954 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1959 7 0 7
1963 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1979 5 0 5
1981 5 0 5
1983 5 0 5
1984 7 0 7
1985 15 0 15
1986 8 0 8
1987 10 0 10
1988 5 0 5
1989 11 0 11
1990 16 0 16
1991 16 0 16
1992 12 0 12
1993 19 0 19
1994 19 0 19
1995 26 0 26
1996 22 0 22
1997 27 0 27
1998 28 0 28
1999 27 0 27
2000 27 0 27
2001 26 0 26
2002 34 0 34
2003 28 0 28
2004 30 0 30
2005 30 0 30
2006 32 0 32
2007 41 5 36
2008 40 0 40
2009 40 0 40
2010 44 0 44
2011 36 0 36
2012 45 7 38
2013 31 0 31
2014 20 0 20
2015 36 0 36
2016 31 0 31
2017 27 0 27

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Popularity of Pearce as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pearce U.S.
  White 88.57% 64.26%
  African American 6.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.68% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.20% 16.26%

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People with the last name Pearce are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pearce

  • How Popular is the name Pearce? Pearce is the 10,424th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pearce was the 1,129th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pearce have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,020 babies born with the first name Pearce in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pearce to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pearce? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Pearce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pearce is Wednesday, February 1st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Pearce born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pearce was in 2010 with a total of 44 babies.
  • Random Pearce Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pearce is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Pearce: Your name in reverse order is Ecraep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Epecar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pearce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 31,060 people with the last name Pearce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pearce? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Pearce as their last name.

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