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Piper Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Piper is of English origin.

The meaning of Piper is "flute player".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 75  in baby name popularity for girls with 3840 occurrences.  It ranked 7371 in popular baby names for boys with 11 occurrences. 

View the Piper Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Piper has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Piper to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Piper include Pyper.

Other Tidbits

Piper falls into the musical name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Piper Perabo, Piper Laurie.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Piper in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Piper.

Just for fun, see the name Piper in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Piper in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.