Pepin Origin and Meaning

The name Pepin is a boy's name of German origin meaning "awe-inspiring".
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 aka Pepin the Short; King of the Franks; father of Charlemagne
  • Pepin the Hunchbackeldest son of Charlemagne
  • Pepin of Italy (born Carloman)King of the Lombards, second son of Charlemagne
  • Pepin of HerstalDuke and Prince of the Franks
  • Don José "Pepin" GarciaCuban,American cigar maker

Pepin in Pop Culture

  • Sir Pepin Ribstonecharacter in W.M. Thackeray's "Pendennis" (1848)
  • Lake PepinWisconsin
  • Pepincharacter from Space Outlaw Squad