What does Pepe mean?
Pepe [pepe] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Pepe is "Jehovah increases". Pepe is an alternate spelling of Jose (Spanish, Hebrew): form of Joseph. Pepe is also a derivative of Pedro (Spanish, Portuguese): filmmaker Pedro Almodovar.
Pepe has 1 feminine form: Pepita.Creative forms:
(male) Pepen, Peper, ..
(female) Peper, Pese, .. Middle name pairings:
Pepe Mickey (P.M.), ..
How popular is Pepe?
Pepe is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#5917 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Che, Jose (#80 last year), Joseph (#21) and Pedro (#367) are the prominent related forms of Pepe (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Pepito, are uncommon. These relations of Pepe were popular during the years 1910-1919 (average #633) and have become much less popular since (#617, 67% less usage), with the form Joseph becoming less trendy. Shown below is a study of the history of Pepe and related names. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Pepe is alike in pronunciation to Pip and Pope. Other recommended names are Cope, Pace, Page, Peak, Peal, Peale, Peder, Peel, Peele, Peer, Peleh, Pell, Pen, Penn, Pepper, Per, Perce, Perez, Perl, Pete▼, Peter▼, Petr, Petre, Pike, Piper and Pyke. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pepe.See names in meaning and etymology.