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Gender: F Meaning of Piper: "pipe or flute player" Origin of Piper: English occupational name Piper's Popularity in 2016: #67

Piper is a bright, musical name that entered the list in 1999, one year after the debut of the TV series Charmed, which featured a Piper, and it's been climbing ever since, all the way up to Number 67 in 2016. Piper Kerman is the memoirist whose prison experiences provided the basis for the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black.

Piper has been chosen by several celebs for their daughters, including Gillian Anderson and Cuba Gooding, Jr.

One of the first Pipers on the scene was Piper Laurie (born Rosetta), after whom actress Piper Perabo was named.

Famous People Named Piper

Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs), American actress
Piper Lisa Perabo, American actress
Piper Eressea Kerman, American memoirist of "Orange Is the New Black"
Piper Mackenzie Harris, American actress
Piper Joy Curda, American actress
Piper Reese, American entertainment reporter and actress
Piper Gilles, American-Canadian ice dancer
Piper Perri, American adult film actress
Piper Maru Klotz (b. 1994), daughter of actress Gillian Anderson
Piper Indy Grace Palin (b. 2001), daughter of politician Sarah Palin
Piper Gooding (b. 2005), daughter of actor Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Piper Bee-Jones (b. 2006), daughter of TV personalities Jason Jones and Samantha Bee
Piper LaFayette, daughter of ice hockey player Nathan LaFayette
Piper Addison Dalton (b. 2008), daughter of TV personality Jonny Fairplay and model Michelle Deighton
Piper Sherlock (b. 2010), daughter TV journalist Amber Sherlock
Piper Rose Davies (b. 2015), daughter of actress Leigh Arnold and Steve Davies
Paisley Piper Fortus (b. 2006), daughter of musician Richard Fortus of Guns 'n' Roses

Pop Culture References for the name Piper

Piper McLean, character in Rick Riordan's Heroes Of Olympus series
Piper Halliwell, character on TV's "Charmed"
Piper Woods, main character in "Gone Too Far" by Natalie D. Richards
Piper McCloud, main character in "The Girl Who Could Fly" by Victoria Forester
Piper Chapman, main character on Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black"
Piper Castleton, character in movie "Next Stop Wonderland"
Piper Pinwheeler, character in animated movie "Robots"
Piper, character in "How I Live Now" by Meg Rosoff
Piper, represents universal harmony In Greco-Roman mythology
"Piper," song by Phish
Piper Shaw, a character on MTV's "Scream"
Pixie Piper, character in "The Secret Destiny of Pixie Piper" by Annabelle Fisher
Piper Wright, character from the Fallout video game series