Pippin

Male

Meaning

any of numerous superior eating apples with yellow or greenish yellow skin flushed with red

Origin

Germanic

Pronunciation

/ˈpɪpɪn/

Traits associated with the name Pippin:

Dogs named Pippin tend to be loving, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship, and beauty.

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

Naming your dog Pippin suggests that you have a fondness for classic literature, as Pippin is a character from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. It also suggests that you have a sense of whimsy and a love of adventure.

Is Pippin a good dog name?

Pippin has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Pippin isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Pippin is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

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

As of July 2024, Pippin 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, Pippin was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Pippin is most adored in Oregon, Iowa and Minnesota.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Idaho, Nevada and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Pippin:

  1. Poodle
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Shetland Sheepdog
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Pomeranian

Famous dogs named Pippin:

  • literature icon A dog named Pippin was a character in the book Pippin and Mabel by K.V. Johansen.
  • television icon A dog named Pippin featured in the television show Come Outside.

Pippin is found in these categories:

famous dog names
famous

Lord of the Rings character and Broadway musical boost its popularity.

movie dog names
movie

Named after a beloved character from Lord of the Rings trilogy.

small dog names
small

Pippin means seed or kernel, perfect for tiny, sprightly pups!

Dog names like Pippin:

Rock
type genus of the family Pongidae: orangutans
Shortened form of father.
Rock, stone
Baker
Handsome
Pippin dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Jennifer (Wisconsin, United States)
I’m considering this name for my peppy puppy. I love it. It’s less common but cute!
June 03, 2024

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Aaliyah (Queensland, Australia)
I consider Pipan to be more of a girl's name? so possibly both boy and girl name?
May 15, 2023

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Aaliyah (Queensland, Australia)
LIVE LAUGH LOVE this name and website. <3
May 15, 2023

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