October 5, 2014 § 1 Comment
Medieval version of “Peter“, meaning “stone” or “rock”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Peer, Pero, Pier, Pierce, Piero, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Piers Nitingale, a minstrel serving at Sir Peter’s castle, in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.
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