Piper: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Piper

Piper

Pronunciation: n/a

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

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

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The Sandpiper, story

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