Piper

Pronunciation: pe-e-pe-hr
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Piper is a girl's name of British origin, initially used as an occupational name for a "pipe player" or flute-playing musician. The name has its roots in English, German, French, and Scandinavian languages, derived from the Old English "pipere" and the Old Norse "pipari," meaning "flute" or "flute player". The name Piper gained popularity due to its musical association, with connections to instruments like the flute and bagpipes. Its gender-neutral quality and vibrant, spirited nature also contribute to its appeal. In popular culture, Piper is often associated with modern times, and it gained visibility and popularity through its appearances in various TV shows and movies, such as the character Piper Chapman in the Orange Is The New Black series.

Piper Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Piper is currently #141 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Piper is currently #60 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Piper is currently #138 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Piper is currently #60 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Piper

  • Piper Perabo: Piper Perabo is an American actress known for her roles in "Coyote Ugly," "Covert Affairs," and "Cheaper by the Dozen."
  • Piper Laurie: Piper Laurie is an American actress known for her roles in "Carrie," "The Hustler," and "Twin Peaks."
  • Piper Kerman: Piper Kerman is an American author known for her memoir "Orange Is the New Black
  • Piper Gilles: Piper Gilles is an American-Canadian ice dancer who competes with Paul Poirier, known for their success in international competitions.
  • Piper Curda: Piper Curda is an American actress and singer known for her roles in the Disney Channel series "I Didn't Do It" and the film "Teen Beach 2."