What does Piper mean?
Piper /pi-per/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Piper) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Piper is "pipe player". Occupational name. Actress Piper Laurie.
How popular is Piper?
Piper is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2292 out of 4276, Top 54%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#1537 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Piper for girls. Piper entered the list in 1999 and reached its peak rank of #75 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
The only other popular varying form of Piper (#75 the previous year) is Pyper (#974 the previous year). Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 2014 (usage of 0.4755%). Piper (#75) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Piper and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)