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Gender: Male Meaning of Pippin: "awe-inspiring" Origin of Pippin: Variation of Pepin

The name Pippin is a boy's name of German origin meaning "awe-inspiring". Pippin and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Childish name that was the title of a Broadway play -- but best known as a type of apple. The Dutch variation is Pepijn is finding some popularity in that country, where short nickname names are stylish. Keep this one as a term of affection.

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Famous People Named Pippin

Pippin Parker, American playwright
Scottie Pippin, American basketball player

Pop Culture References for the name Pippin

Peregrin "Pippin" Took, hobbit character in "The Lord of the Rings"
King of the Pippins, apple variety aka Princess Pippin
"Pippin," Broadway musical (very) loosely based on the life of Pepin, the son of Charlemagne
Pippin, main character in British children's comic "Pippin" and TV series "Pogles' Wood"
Pippins, Girl Guides for ages 5-6