Names Ending in P for Girls

  1. Buttercup
    • Origin:

      Flower name, from English
    • Meaning:

      "yellow wildflower"
    • Description:

      Though most Buttercups are of the bovine persuasian, this humble flower name was given to the lovely princess in "The Princess Bride." If Buttercup still feels too lowly for you, you might consider Clover, Daffodil, or Daisy.
  2. Tulip
    • Origin:

      Flower name, from Persian
    • Meaning:

      "turban"
    • Description:

      One of the most unusual flower names, Tulip is cute but tough to pull off as a first. It has some celebrity cred via Charlie Tamara Tulip, twin daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell. It derives from Persian dulband "turban", due to the distinctive shape of the flowers.
  3. Zeynep
    • Origin:

      Turkish form of Zaynab, Arabic nature name or "beauty"
    • Meaning:

      "beauty"
    • Description:

      Zeynep is one of the most popular girls' names in Turkey, related to the also-popular Arabic Zaynab which is well-used throughout the Muslim world. But like many Turkish names, Zeynep is largely unknown in Europe and the US.
  4. Pip
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "lover of horses"
    • Description:

      Cute-as-a-button nickname traditionally derived from Philip or Philippa – but could work for Piper, Juniper or Penelope as well.
  5. Snowdrop
    • Julep
      • Origin:

        English from Persian
      • Meaning:

        "rose water"
      • Description:

        Move over Brandy and Sherry, Julep is an alcohol-inspired name that certainly feels unique today, despite sharing similar sounds to popular Juliet and Juliana.
    • Bep
      • Origin:

        Dutch diminutive of Elizabeth, Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "pledged to God"
      • Description:

        A lively, though obsolete, short form of Elizabeth. Bep is perhaps best known as the name of Elisabeth "Bep" Voskuijl, the Dutch woman who sheltered Anne Frank and her family in Amsterdam during World War II.
    • Sundeep
      • Flip
        • Origin:

          Nickname for Philippa
        • Meaning:

          "lover of horses"
        • Description:

          Flip is a down-to-earth, attitude nickname for the very proper Philippa. If you want to downshift even further from Pippa, Flip may be your gender-neutral choice.
      • Bebop
        • Origin:

          Word Name
        • Description:

          Famously used as the middle name of the Red Hot Chili Pepper's Mike "Flea" Balzay's daughter Sunny in 2006.
      • Sundip
        • Zejnep
          • Origin:

            Kosovar variation of Zaynab, Arabic
          • Meaning:

            "beauty, grace"
        • Guadalup