Meaning and Origin of Pearson - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Pearson

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Son of Peter
  • Irish : Stone

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers (see Pierce). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.
  • Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.