♂ Name Percival – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Percival

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Percival is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Percival

Percival is an English variant of the Old French name Perceval, one of King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table. It was derived from the Welsh name Peredur.

Meaning of Percival

Percival means “one who pierces the valley” (from Old French “percer” = to pierce + “val” = valley).

Pronunciation of Percival

Alternate spelling of Percival


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