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31k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Piper

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Flute Player
  • #1303 All Time
  • #75 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Piper" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
195111110
195235350
195340400
195436360
195531310
195638380
195740400
195840400
195924240
196025250
196132320
196244440
196348480
196470700
196551510
196666660
196759590
196877770
196960600
197081810
197164640
197268680
197369690
197469690
197568680
197654540
197786860
197889890
197968680
198078780
198170700
198258580
198354540
198454540
198559590
198650500
198757570
198838380
198954540
199063630
199163630
199262620
199373730
199485850
199598980
19961451450
19971841795
19981661597
19993323239
20005305228
20017137058
20026526439
20039099027
20041,2231,2149
20051,2711,25813
20061,3921,38210
20071,4801,4800
20081,9161,9115
20092,1932,1867
20102,1522,13913
20112,7362,7279
20123,0723,05616#98 girl name
20133,1813,1747#97 girl name
20143,8513,84011#75 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Piper? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,657 babies born with the name Piper in the United States. That's more than enough Pipers to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Piper" was in 2014 with a total of 3,840 babies. (That's a lot of baby Pipers)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Piper" ranks #52 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 9 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 2,193 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Piper in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Piper" mean? The list below shows the origins of Piper as well as things modernly associated with the name Piper such as celebrities named Piper.

English

Origin and Meaning of Piper

The name "Piper" is of English origin, and it means "Flute Player". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Piper Perabo

Piper Perabo is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Piper was born in 1977 as Piper Lisa Perabo in Dallas, Texas.

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Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1950 to present. Piper was born in 1932 as Rosetta Jacobs in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

I is for interest, you show in others.

P is for peer, you have few equals.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Your name in reverse order is "Repip". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rpeip". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Piper born Feb 13, 1992

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1675. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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