Pepper Origin and Meaning

The name Pepper is a boy's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "berry".

There's a football player called Pepper (born Thomas and given the childhood nickname for sprinkling pepper on his cereal) Johnson -- but this sounds more like the name of a cheerleader.

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Famous People Named Pepper

  • Thomas "Pepper" JohnsonAmerican NFL football player
  • Park Frederick "Pepper" Adams IIIAmerican jazz saxophonist
  • Pepper J. KeenanAmerican guitarist and singer of bands Corrosion of Conformity and Down
  • Johnny Leonard Roosevelt "Pepper" MartinAmerican baseball player
  • Franklin Cullen "Pepper" RodgersAmerican football coach

Pepper in Pop Culture

  • Pepper Saltzmanrecurring character on TV's "Modern Family"
  • Peppercharacter in musical "Mamma Mia!"
  • Pepper Ronimain character in the Lego Island series
  • Chris Peppercharacter in 1969 film "One More Time"
  • Reggie Peppercharacter in stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Sgt. Floyd Peppera character in The Muppet Show
  • J.W. Peppercharacter in two James Bond films
  • "The Great Waldo Pepper" film and its main character
  • Five Little Peppersa family with five children in a children's literature series
  • Dr. Pepperbrand of soda
  • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandBeatles album