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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 aka Pepin the Short; King of the Franks; father of Charlemagne
Pepin the Hunchback, eldest son of Charlemagne
Pepin of Italy (born Carloman), King of the Lombards, second son of Charlemagne
Pepin of Herstal, Duke and Prince of the Franks
Don José "Pepin" Garcia, Cuban-American cigar maker

Pop Culture References for the name Pepin

Sir Pepin Ribstone, character in W.M. Thackeray's "Pendennis" (1848)
Lake Pepin, Wisconsin

Pepi, Peppy, Peppie