Piper

Unisex

Meaning

Flute Player

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈpaɪpər/

EDITOR'S NOTE

Emily P.

PupNames.com Contributor

Piper, a name that's as spunky as it is sweet, is perfect for your canine companion. It's a nod to the Pied Piper, so if your pup has a knack for leading the neighborhood dogs on adventures, it's spot on! Plus, fans of "Charmed" or "Orange is the New Black" will appreciate the pop culture connection. Etymologically, Piper means 'one who plays the pipe'. So, if your dog's barks sound more like a melody or if they're just full of rhythm, Piper is a fitting choice. It's a name that's got charm, history, and a dash of musicality. Perfect for your four-legged maestro!

Traits associated with the name Piper:

Dogs named Piper tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Piper?

Naming your dog Piper suggests that you have a creative and adventurous spirit. It could also suggest that you have a strong appreciation for nature and the outdoors.

Is Piper a good dog name?

Piper has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Piper is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Popularity: Overall

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Piper is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Piper outranks the great majority of names.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Piper was, in the past month, the 289th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Piper is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Piper was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Piper's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Piper is most adored in Maryland, Vermont and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Mexico, Maine and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Piper.

Most popular breeds named Piper:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Dachshund
  4. Beagle
  5. Jack Russell Terrier

Piper is found in these categories:

playful dog names
playful

The association with lively music and whimsical charm from the term "piper" suggests playfulness.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes playful charm, referencing whimsical pipers from folklore and popular media.

hipster dog names
hipster

Echoes trendy TV characters and evokes a quirky, unconventional vibe.

sassy dog names
sassy

Pipers play tunes, just like these feisty, vocal pups!

scottish dog names
scottish

Refers to a person who plays the bagpipes, a Scottish instrument.

Dog names like Piper:

Ground Nut Legume
A hot-tasting powder prepared from dried and ground peppercorns, commonly used as a spice or condiment to flavor food.
Smooth, Round Bead Formed By A Mollusk
Fairy
Fair-haired hero
Wealth
Piper dog name meaning

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