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Pepper - Meaning of Pepper

What does Pepper mean?

Meaning of the name PepperPfefferPepparPepPeper

[ 2 syll. pep-per, pe-pp-er ] The baby girl name Pepper is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as Peh-P-er †. Pepper has its origins in the Latin language and it is used largely in English. The name Pepper means 'the pepper plant, spicy as pepper'.

Forms of Pepper include the names Peper, Peppar, and Pfeffer.

Another form of the name is the shortening Pep.

See also the related category plant (forest).

Pepper is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1975 with 0.009% of baby girls being named Pepper. It had a ranking of #956 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Pepper was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2015. Pepper has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Pepper include Peper, Para, Paree, Parey, Pari, Parris, Parry, Pary, Peppar, Perey, Peri, Perie, Perrey, Perri, Perry, Piper, Pipere, Pipper, Piri, and Pirjo.

† Pronunciation for Pepper: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"


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