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Type Surname (from given name)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. PEERS, PURS  [key]
Other Forms FormsPierce, Pearce, Pearson, Pierson, Piers, Peers, Bearse, Bearce, Bearss, Bierce, 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

From the given name Piers. A notable bearer was the American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), who is considered to be one of the founders of pragmatism, along with William James and John Dewey.
Added 8/8/2021 by General9696
Edited 12/17/2022 by General9696