Pierre

First Name
18k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
34k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Pierre mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Pierre

"Pierre" is a name of French origin, and it means "Rock". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river
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  1. A male given name occasionally borrowed from French, cognate to Peter.
  2. The capital city of the state of South Dakota in the United States of America.

Pierre was also found in the following language(s): French, Hungarian, Middle French, Portuguese, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Pierre

Pierre Trudeau was an academic, author, journalist, politician, lawyer, jurist, professor, and member of parliament. He holds the title Omnibus bill. His military service ended in 1945. Pierre was born on October 18th, 1919 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He passed away on September 28th, 2000.

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David Guetta is an electronic dance music, house music, progressive house, electro house, and dance-pop disc jockey, record producer, and remix. He plays Piano, Synthesizer, and Logic Pro. He was most active from 1984 to present. David was given the name Pierre David Guetta on November 7th, 1967 in Paris, France.

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Pierre Emerick Aubameyang is a soccer player for the Borussia Dortmund, A.C. Milan Primavera, A.C. Milan, Dijon FCO, Lille OSC, AS Monaco FC, AS Saint-Étienne, Gabon national under-23 football team, and Gabon national football team. Pierre was born on June 18th, 1989 in Laval, France.

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Pierre Bourdieu was a philosopher. Pierre was born on August 1st, 1930 in Denguin. He left this life on January 23rd, 2002.

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Pierre Omidyar is a founder of ebay, founder, ceo of honolulu civil beat, ebay, null, and founder ofebay. Pierre was born on June 21st, 1967 in Paris.

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Olivier Sarkozy is a banker. Olivier was given the name Pierre Olivier Sarkozy in 1969 in France.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Pierre

Aimé was given the name Claude Pierre on June 26th, 1913 in Basse-Pointe. He passed away on April 17th, 2008.

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Abbé was given the name Henri Marie Joseph Grouès on August 5th, 1912 in Lyon. He left this life on January 22nd, 2007.

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Juan Pierre is a baseball player. Juan was born on August 12th, 1977 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Justin Pierre is a pop punk and indie rock musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1997 to present. Justin was given the name Justin Courtney Pierre on May 26th, 1976.

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Aaron Pierre is a soccer player for the Wycombe Wanderers F.C., Fulham F.C., Brentford F.C., Cambridge United F.C., and Grenada national football team. Aaron was born on February 17th, 1993 in Southall, England.

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Brian St. Pierre is a football player. He was most prominent from 2004 to 2010. Brian was born on November 28th, 1979 in Salem, Massachusetts.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 13 0 13
1881 11 0 11
1882 12 0 12
1883 13 0 13
1884 11 0 11
1885 9 0 9
1886 10 0 10
1887 9 0 9
1888 10 0 10
1889 10 0 10
1890 6 0 6
1891 9 0 9
1892 13 0 13
1893 8 0 8
1894 9 0 9
1895 7 0 7
1896 8 0 8
1897 18 0 18
1898 6 0 6
1899 12 0 12
1900 11 0 11
1901 11 0 11
1902 11 0 11
1903 10 0 10
1904 9 0 9
1906 8 0 8
1907 10 0 10
1908 10 0 10
1909 12 0 12
1910 8 0 8
1911 9 0 9
1912 22 0 22
1913 21 0 21
1914 39 0 39
1915 44 0 44
1916 39 0 39
1917 46 0 46
1918 49 0 49
1919 51 0 51
1920 71 0 71
1921 59 0 59
1922 52 0 52
1923 46 0 46
1924 61 0 61
1925 54 0 54
1926 43 0 43
1927 62 0 62
1928 54 0 54
1929 57 0 57
1930 59 0 59
1931 65 0 65
1932 60 0 60
1933 58 0 58
1934 50 0 50
1935 66 0 66
1936 63 0 63
1937 63 0 63
1938 68 0 68
1939 63 0 63
1940 57 0 57
1941 70 0 70
1942 62 0 62
1943 64 0 64
1944 86 0 86
1945 64 0 64
1946 85 0 85
1947 102 0 102
1948 83 0 83
1949 91 0 91
1950 116 0 116
1951 101 0 101
1952 105 0 105
1953 128 0 128
1954 170 0 170
1955 157 5 152
1956 161 0 161
1957 192 0 192
1958 206 0 206
1959 224 0 224
1960 243 0 243
1961 245 5 240
1962 185 0 185
1963 238 0 238
1964 225 0 225
1965 232 0 232
1966 210 0 210
1967 214 0 214
1968 187 0 187
1969 188 0 188
1970 198 0 198
1971 175 0 175
1972 151 0 151
1973 124 0 124
1974 180 0 180
1975 157 5 152
1976 142 0 142
1977 179 0 179
1978 166 0 166
1979 233 0 233
1980 281 0 281
1981 304 7 297
1982 357 0 357
1983 414 6 408
1984 416 5 411
1985 459 12 447
1986 478 9 469
1987 478 6 472
1988 482 7 475
1989 423 0 423
1990 394 7 387
1991 366 0 366
1992 294 0 294
1993 249 0 249
1994 203 0 203
1995 163 0 163
1996 164 0 164
1997 183 0 183
1998 191 0 191
1999 158 0 158
2000 166 0 166
2001 159 0 159
2002 169 0 169
2003 175 0 175
2004 150 0 150
2005 162 0 162
2006 185 0 185
2007 192 0 192
2008 203 0 203
2009 189 0 189
2010 211 0 211
2011 197 0 197
2012 192 0 192
2013 205 0 205
2014 203 0 203
2015 169 0 169
2016 172 0 172
2017 155 0 155

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Popularity of Pierre as a first name

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Popularity of Pierre as a last name

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Common last names for Pierre

  • Leblanc
  • Landry
  • Smith
  • Thomas
  • Martin
  • Hebert
  • Guidry
  • Bernard
  • Brown
  • Larochelle

Common first names for Pierre

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pierre U.S.
  White 7.05% 64.26%
  African American 86.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.31% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.92% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.23% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pierre

People with the last name Pierre are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Pierre

  • What name lists does Pierre rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Pierre? Pierre is the 1,791st most popular name of all time. As a last name Pierre was the 1,026th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pierre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,705 babies born with the first name Pierre in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pierre to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pierre? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Pierre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pierre is Monday, September 9th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Pierre born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pierre was in 1988 with a total of 475 babies.
  • Random Pierre Factoid: According to the 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pierre ranks 91st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 9 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1956.
  • Weird things about the name Pierre: Your name in reverse order is Erreip. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reeipr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pierre? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 33,913 people with the last name Pierre.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pierre? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 12 of them will have Pierre as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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