Last name: Pearce
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Strong contingent of Pearce's here in the Pennines. My old man and his family are cockneys from London. He's Vern Pearce which I've always thought was a cool name. It fits his London swagger. Even named my cockerel after him but he recently got killed by a fox. RIP Vern
Seán Pádraig Pearce from Dublin, Ireland here, currently living in Sheffield, UK and have been for several years. Plenty of "Pea" Pearces on both sides of the pond. Was born with a full head of spikey hair & was almost named "Spike" at the last minute. If only!! Spike Pearce would have been legendary, but in the end I was named after my late Uncle (Father's brother) & Great Uncle (Father's Unlce) respectively although a lot of my Irish family now spell their name Pearse (an Irish language thing).
Im a pearce from bristol, uk
very proud of my name have a grow son named Brendan Patrick Pearce named after Brendan Behan
proud to be a Pearce i wonder if im ifim realted to any of you
Hi:) Just a hello to you all:)
William Pearce Hi Audrey, Thanks for the hello and Happy Holidays to you from Doreen, Janet and I. Will be phoning you soon.
I'm a south london pearce, there's alot of us here.
Man We Share A Pretty Historic Name *rock* lol
Charles Allen Pearce
I'm new to the crew. I've traced ancesters from Tennesee to Missouri in the mid to late 1800's, Lots of Pearces in Virginia but haven't made the connecction.
Sandra Pearce Barlow
My Pearce family has been in the Buckinghamshire/Hertfordshire area of England since at least 1700--- my husband has a Pearce ancestor, totally unrelated to my lot, in Cornwall at about the same date. The family certificates, wills & papers over the years have many spellings-Pierse,Peers,Perce even! Seems to depend on who is doing the writing, so if you can trace your family back far enough it probably pre-dates spelling rules, and we're probably just one big happy family anyway! (-- Lots of my family in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and the US from way back)
Our family has been in the USA since the early 1600's and now reside in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, and California.
Gemma angharad pearce
Crystal Pearce Gladden
I'm a Pearce from San Francisco. My great grandfather grew up on a Cherokee reservation in Oklahoma I believe, how we got Pearce as a name I'm not sure. Any leads?
Traced MY line to 1785, Castlereagh,Belfast. John Pearce. I'm sure we are connected to Cornwall / Gloustershire. Anybody out there? Hijta heh.
We've a large family spread out across Devon and Cornwall. We've traced back at least 300 years.
Pearce from Virginia here can trace grandfather's back to Richmond in the mid 1800s. Have always been told we were Irish decent but I have no real idea.
Pearce from New York here. So far have traced back to James C. Pearce from or married in Newfoundland around 1845 to Olivia Garland.
Pearce from Valpariaso, Chile (South América) we know that our Family came from The UK, but we really Dont know if ir was from England or Irland. Best Regards
Susan Pearce Batchilder
I gave my youngest daughter Pearce as her first name. My grandfather came from England (Robert George Pearce) but he died before I was born. My dad, his son (Robert George Pearce II) was born in Kingston ON Canada in 1939. And my dad was not the oldest child. But of all his siblings, I believe he is the only one with "shit-brown" eyes. Everyone else had blue eyes.
My aunt actually spent 4 years and traveled from the US to the Caribbean, then to England then France. Following our family tree. Turns out, she was officially able to get to the mid 1400s. Where the spelling was Peirce. Within the next hundred years we emerge in England, where the spelling changes to Pierce. In 1632 2 Pierce brothers sailed in 2 different ships.1 went to Massachusetts, The New World. The other went to the Bahamas. In 1837 David Pierce sailed to Key West Florida at the age of 34. We are still there. The other brother was very successful and so started a rich early American family. Turns out that ex first lady Barbara Bush (maiden name Pierce) is a direct decendent of the brother that went to Massachusetts.
This is a short continuation of my earlier post. I am am reading the other posts they all seem to have gotten the Pearse or Pearce version of the surname. I wonder why the discrepancy? Any Pierce version of the name out there? Please reply, maybe we can learn from each other where there are gaps of time that I can't account for. I would like to know more about those times. Thanks.