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

Piaf Origin and Meaning

The name Piaf is a girl's name of French origin meaning "sparrow".

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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Pop Culture References for the name Piaf


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...