Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray
Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous
Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #9409 in 2013 and #5604 in 2014.
Origin: From Old French Perceval, name of a knight in a twelfth century Arthurian romance by the French poet Chrétien de Troyes. Shaped like Old French perce (“pierce”) + val (“valley”), but probably representing some Gaulish or Old Welsh name, possibly related to Welsh Peredur, from ber (“spear, lance”), from Proto-Celtic *beru (“spit”) + dur (“hard metal, steel”). Cognate with German Parsifal.
-( male name -comes from the Celtic language-).
-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)