Pippa name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, English, Italian, Faroese, Finnish, Swedish and Danish
Pronunciation: p(ip)-pa
Meaning: Lover of Horses, Female Version of Philip, Pferdefreundin and God Would Multiply
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What does Pippa mean?

Prevalent unisex name Pippa is used in Finnish, Swedish, Italian, Danish, Faroese and English and came from Old Greek, Pippa means "Lover of Horses, Female Version of Philip, Pferdefreundin or God Would Multiply".

Pippa is diminutive of Philippa. Philippa is feminine of Philippus. Also Philippa is effeminate form of Philipp. Customary Philippa has its origin in Old Greek, Philippa means "Friend of Horses, Female Version of Philip and Friend and Horse"..

Also Pippa is Finnish cognate of Pipa.

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How do I pronounce Pippa?

The most common pronunciation of two syllabled Pippa is p(ip)-pa. Some people pronounce it as pip-uh.

Variants of Pippa

Philippos, Philippus, Pyppa, Philippa, Pipa, Felipa, Fhilippus

Names that rhyme with Pippa

How popular is the name Pippa?

In United States, Pippa was once a common name since emerging in 1957 it has been given to over 1026 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 2014,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 30 years.

Also, Pippa is common in England and Wales where over 4033 new-borns have been given the name since 1996. Currently the name is hotter than ever, 470 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 112nd position.

In Ireland, Pippa is a familiar name where it has been in use since 2004 and has secured the place in top 100 names. Recently in 2018, 82 babies were given Pippa and it reached its peak ranking, 77 on girl names chart.

Over 474 people have been named Pippa in Ireland. Also, in Netherlands, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 300 names. Recently in 2019, 62 babies were given Pippa and it reached its peak ranking, 225 on girl names chart.

Over 265 babies in Netherlands have been named Pippa. Also, in Belgium, in just 9 years, it has made it to the top 200 names. Recently in 2018, 52 babies were given Pippa and it reached its peak ranking, 195 on girl names chart.

There are over 250 babies that have been given the name Pippa in Belgium. Also, in Queensland, in just 7 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. In 2013, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 81 on girl names chart when 61 babies were given the name Pippa.

There are over 400 babies that have been given the name Pippa in Queensland. Also, in Victoria, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 100 names. In 2012, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 71 on boy names chart when 72 babies were given the name Pippa.

There are over 326 babies that have been given the name Pippa in Victoria.

But Pippa is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 20000 have the name.

According to our findings, over 7000 babies have been named Pippa globally.

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Pippa in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Pippa

Do what your heart tells you to do. Otherwise, you will end up unhappy. You don't care about how others see you as long as you are feeling good about yourself. Open up to new suggestions and ideas. It's time you realize that your life success and accomplishments don't depend on other people and their opinion of you but on you and your opinion of yourself. Live a life to remember. Otherwise, you will definitely regret the opportunities you missed when you get older.

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Famous people named Pippa

  • Pippa Steel, British actress best known for her roles
  • Pippa Guard, British actress
  • Pippa Haywood, English actress
  • Pippa Funnell, equestrian sportswoman who competes in eventing
  • Pippa Black, Australian actress
  • Pippa Scott, American actress
  • Pippa Cross, English film and television producer
  • Pippa Allen in Sweet Love as Actress
  • Pippa Ailion in Breaking the Code as Casting Director
  • Pippa O'Connor in Pippa and Brian are Getting Married as
  • Pippa Winslow in Flotsam as Actress
  • Pippa Duffy in Agony Alan as Actress
  • Pippa Pearthree in Village of the Damned as Actress
  • Pippa Harris in Revolutionary Road as Producer
  • Pippa Hinchley in People Like Us as Actress
  • Pippa Grandison is well-known for her acting in tvMiniSeries Brides of Christ
  • In 2002, Pippa de Launay portrayed the role of Angela in comedy and drama flick 97 Brooks.
  • Pippa Evans, from comedy flick The Blundering Idiots, who characterized Unemployment Officer.

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  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
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  9. NSW Government, https://www.nsw.gov.au/family-and-relationships/births/popular-baby-names
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