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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English, Welsh
Pronounced Pron. BEERS(English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsPierce, Pearce, Pearson, Pierson, Piers, Peers, Bearse, Bearce, Bearss, Peirce, Pyers, Peers, Pears, Peairs, Pearse, Peairs, Piearce, Pierson, Peirson, Pearsen, Piarson, Piearson, Pearsons, Peerson, Pear, Peare, Piers, Pier, Peersson, Peersen, Piercey, Piercy, Pearcey, Peercy, Piearcy, Perce, Byers, Byer, Biers, Bier, Byars, Byar, Byas, Bires, Bears

Meaning & History

English variant and Welsh form of Pierce. A famous bearer was the American author, journalist and poet Ambrose Bierce (1842-c. 1914), who wrote The Devil's Dictionary and other works. He was also an American Civil War veteran.
Added 12/17/2022 by General9696
Edited 12/21/2022 by General9696