Gender: Male Meaning of Pepper: "berry" Origin of Pepper: Sanskrit

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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Pepper's International Variations

Pepe (Italian) Pfeffer (German) Meritja (Indonesian) Koshoo (Japanese) Peppar (Swedish)


paulapuddephatt Says:


If he then became an actual doctor, he would be Dr. Doctor-Pepper...!!! 😀

Tammy Tim-Tam (Timmy Tammy) Says:


I would use this as a middle name and have Doctor be his first name. Or have it be Doctor-Pepper as a hyphenated name.

ldougie Says:


I actually know a boy named Pepper and I like it, but it does have some teasing potential. I like it much more for a girl.

lesliemarion Says:


Oh yes, on a girl. Can't imagine a boy named Pepper. It is odd, but I love it.

Waverly123 Says:


Could you please pass the Pepper? Teasing :)

raevynstar Says:


I really like this--ON A GIRL.