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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Peppi

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From Peppi Pitkätossu, a character in a children's book by Astrid Lindgren, known in English as Pippi Longstocking. Translated as Peppi by Laila Järvinen in 1946, since Pippi would have negative meanings in Finnish (see pipi, pippeli).

The name may be explained as a short form of Peppina, an Italian diminutive of Giuseppina (“Josephine”).

  1. A female given name in regular use since the 1990s.

Notable Persons Named Peppi

Peppi Zellner is a football player for the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Arizona Cardinals. Peppi was born on March 14th, 1975 in Forsyth, Georgia.


Peppi Azzopardi is a presenter. Peppi was given the name Joe Azzopardi on August 25th, 1959 in Crown Colony of Malta. Peppi is also known as Joe.


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Popularity of Peppi as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Peppi

  • How Popular is the name Peppi? Peppi is the 63,318th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Peppi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Peppi in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Peppi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1957 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Peppi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Peppi is Saturday, August 25th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Peppi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Peppi was in 1965 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Peppi: Your name in reverse order is Ippep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Peppi. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Peppi born Mar 18, 1934

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 425. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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