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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 8 Views | 🔊 8 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: English

Meaning: Pierces the Valley

Pronunciation: puhrs, /pɜrs/, P ER S

Popularity Rank: #243,930

On this page:

  • 1. Perce Meaning
  • 2. Perce Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Perce
  • 4. Perce Translations in other languages
  • 5. Perce Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Perce
  • 7. Nicknames for Perce
  • 8. Names similar to Perce

Perce Meaning

Derived from the Old French name Perceval, which was possibly derived from the Old French word perce val, meaning 'pierce the valley.'

Perce also means "Pierces the Valley, One of the Knights of the Round Table who Searched for the Holy Grail, Diminutive of Percival, A male name of English origin, possibly derived from the Old French word meaning 'pierce the valley.'".

Perce is found in France, South Africa, Algeria, and 15 more countries.

Perce Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: puhrs

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /pɜrs/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: P ER S

P: Pronounce as in "pig" (P IH G)

ER: Pronounce as in "bird" (B ER D)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Perce?

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Perce Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Perce is recorded 74 times globally, ranking it as the 243,930th most common name worldwide.

Perce is most prevalent in France, with 17 occurrences, making it the 37,859th most popular name in the country.

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Nicknames for Perce

Perce-o-tron, Perce-nality, Perce-fection, Perce-ster, Perce-tacular, Perce-saurus, Perce-verse, Perce-pendable, Perce-o-matic, Perce-riffic

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