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Gender: Female Meaning of Piaf: "sparrow" Origin of Piaf: French surname

The name Piaf is a girl's name of French origin meaning "sparrow". Piaf and is often added to lists like Bird Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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Possible musical tribute name to the waiflike, husky-voiced midcentury French singer who was given this last name because of her birdlike quality.

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She's a Killer Queen Says:


Depending on the pronunciation it would sound like "Piaffe" to me, which is a dressage movement!

NaomiNY Says:


If you put an L in between the I and A in Piaf, it becomes Pilaf, which is a food.

Also, why not just name your child Sparrow, which is already a nice name?

Hélène Blasquez Says:


hum... I'm french and, if you name a child Piaf: please make sure he/she will never come to france! Piaf originaly means little bird in south of France but today it is a bad word to design birds: with bad connotation...