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Gender: M Meaning of Pepin: "awe-inspiring" Origin of Pepin: German

Most famous as the name of King Pepin the Short, this choice might feel somewhat belittling. The even-shorter form is Pippin, a name adopted for musical theater, and the Dutch form Pepijn is in that country's Top 100.

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Famous People Named Pepin

Pepin the Younger, often mistranslated to Pepin the Short, the King of Franks and
the father of Charlemagne
Pepin the Hunchback, the eldest son of Charlemagne,
Pepin of Italy, the second son of Charlemagne, originally named Carloman he was
rechristened Pepin a few years later.

Pop Culture References for the name Pepin

Sir Pepin Ribstone, from Thackeray's "Pendennis" (1848)

Pepi, Peppy, Peppie