Piper Name Meaning & Origin

Piper

Pronunciation: PIY-per (key)

Origin of the name Piper:

Transferred use of the surname of English and Scandinavian origin which is derived from the Old English pípere (piper, one who plays the pipe) and the Old Norse pípari (piper, one who plays the pipe).

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Comments and insights on the name Piper

Piper is a rare example of an occupational surname that had almost no history as a boy's name before becoming popular for girls.

Personal experiences with the name Piper

My husband and I named our son Piper Lance in 2006 and we've gotten several positive remarks on it.

My name is Piper and I like that it is a very unique name that I don’t share with people

Nicknames for Piper

Pip, pippa,

Meanings and history of the name Piper
Famous real-life people named Piper

A supernatural TV series character "piper halliwell" from "charmed". Real name holly Marie combs.

Piper in song, story & screen

The Sandpiper, story

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