Name Percival Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Percival


Percival is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Percival mean?

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

Pronunciation of Percival

Variants of the name Percival


Popularity of the name Percival

The name Percival is ranked #7904 overall.

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