The name Pippa is a girl's name of English, Italian origin meaning "lover of horses". Pippa and is often added to lists like Unique Vintage Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".
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Pippa, a peppy condensation of Philippa that turns it from serious to sprightly, has come into the public eye in a big way via the former Kate Middleton's sister.
Heard far more in the U.K. than the US, Pippa has been used on its own since the nineteenth century, popularized by Robert Browning's dramatic poem, Pippa Passes. A recent book and film was titled The Private Lives of Pippa Lee.
Pippa can and is given as a name in its own right, and may also be short for names other than Philippa: Penelope, for instance, or Patricia, or the more exotic Philippine.
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