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Gender: F Meaning of Piper: "pipe or flute player" Origin of Piper: English occupational name Piper's Popularity in 2014: #75

Piper is a bright, musical name that entered the list in 1999, one year after the debut of the TV series Charmed, which featured a Piper, and it's been climbing rapidly ever since, up 22 places in the past year. Piper Kerman is the memoirist whose prison experiences provided the basis for the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black.

Piper has been chosen by several celebs for their daughters, including Gillian Anderson and Cuba Gooding, Jr.

One of the first Pipers on the scene was Piper Laurie (born Rosetta), after whom actress Piper Perabo was named.

Famous People Named Piper

Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs), American actress
Piper Lisa Perabo, American actress
Piper Eressea Kerman, American memoirist of "Orange Is the New Black"
Piper Mackenzie Harris, American actress
Piper Joy Curda, American actress
Piper Reese, American entertainment reporter and actress
Piper Gilles, American-Canadian ice dancer
Piper Maru Klotz (b. 1994), daughter of American actress Gillian Anderson
Piper Indy Grace Palin, daughter of American politician Sarah Palin
Piper Gooding, daughter of actor Cuba Gooding, Jr.

Pop Culture References for the name Piper

Piper Halliwell, character on TV's "Charmed"
Piper Woods, main character in "Gone Too Far" by Natalie D. Richards
Piper McLean, character in Rick Riordan's Heroes Of Olympus series
Piper McCloud, main character in "The Girl Who Could Fly" by Victoria Forester
Piper Chapman, main character on Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"
Piper Castleton, character in movie "Next Stop Wonderland"
Piper Pinwheeler, character in animated movie "Robots"
Piper, character in "How I Live Now" by Meg Rosoff
Piper, represents universal harmony In Greco-Roman mythology
"Piper," song by Phish