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For other uses, see Percy (disambiguation).

The English surname Percy, first taken by the House of Percy, Norman lords of Northumbria, derives from the village of Percy-en-Auge in Normandy. From there, it came into use as a given name. It is also a short form of the given name Percival or Perseus.



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  • Robert Plant, vocalist for the British rock band Led Zeppelin, nicknamed Percy after Percy Thrower

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