Pippa - girls name

Pippa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Pippa name meaning:

The name Pippa is a feminine given name of English origin. It is derived from the Greek name Philippa, which means "lover of horses" or "friend of horses." The name Pippa gained popularity after Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, garnered attention during the royal wedding in 2011. Pippa Middleton's graceful presence and elegant style further increased the name's appeal.

The name Pippa evokes a sense of charm, sophistication, and strength. It carries a playful and energetic vibe, reflecting the spunky personality often associated with little girls named Pippa. The name Pippa also implies a connection to nature, symbolizing grace, beauty, and freedom. Pippa has a timeless quality that suits girls of all ages and is often chosen for its simplicity and uniqueness. Overall, the name Pippa is a delightful and fashionable choice, perfectly suited for a girl who is confident, independent, and full of life.

Origin: Italian

Lover of horses.

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Overall UK ranking: 128 out of 5581

398 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (205)

Historical popularity of Pippa

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