Gender: Male Meaning of Piper: "one who plays the pipes or flute" Origin of Piper: English occupational name

Piper Origin and Meaning

The name Piper is a boy's name of English origin meaning "one who plays the pipes or flute".

Piper's rising popularity for girls makes it an unlikely masculine choice.

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Alana_ Says:


Do people say pipe-r or pipe-a?

meganjjanz Says:


Named our son Piper. We like it more on a boy but it's cute for girls too.

Impwood Says:


I used to be so scared of the idea of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, and that's what I think of.

Paige_Mackenzie Says:


LOVE this name on a boy! Would make a good sibset with a brother named Harper!

piper Says:


hay that's mean im a girl and my name is piper

piper Says:


my name is piper and im a girl

indiefendi2 Says:


I don't even like this (in my opinion super ugly) name but on a boy I do like it.

loverofnames86 Says:


I like this name for a girl. It works a lot as a middle name. However, I think I like it even more for boys!