[ 2 syll. pi-per, pip-er ] The baby boy name Piper is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as PAYP-er †. Piper is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is also English. The name is of the meaning pipe player. It represents the transferred use of the job title and the surname as a given name. See Piper for more information.
Piper is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In the past century Piper has predominantly been a girl name.
† Pronunciation for Piper: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"