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Origin

  • Latin, French

Meaning/history

  • From a French sir name,
  • Pierce the valley,
  • Penetrate the hedge (yes really), interoperated as 'good hunter',
  • Shortened/pet name for 'Pierce',
  • Can be short for Percival but also name in its own right, taken from French last name

Nicknames

Interesting Percys

  • Percy Bysshe Shelley,
  • Percy Fawcett (explorer),
  • Percy Jackson

Unfortunate Percys

  • Percy Pig,
  • Percy Weasley,
  • Lord Percy (Blackadder)

Percy goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Rupert

When I hear Percy
I think of...

  • A wonderful little boy
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