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pinWhat does Pepe mean?

Pepe /pepe/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Spanish, Hebrew and Portuguese 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 26 different forms via Jose, Joseph, Pedro: Che, Iosef, Iosep, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Josef, Josep, Josephe, Joss, Josue, Jozef, Osip, Pedrio, Pepito, Peppi, Piero, Pietro, Pino, Pipo, Sepp and Seppi.

Pepe has 1 feminine form: Pepita.

Kreatif forms: Pepo, Perpe. [more]

pinHow 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)

Jodie, Jody, Joey (#686 last year), Jose (#76), Josef, Joseph (#20), Josue (#269), Pedro (#354) and Pietro are the prominent related forms of Pepe (not in Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Joop are uncommon. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.5583%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.3994%, 28.5% less), with the forms Jodie, Jody, Joey, Josef and Pedro becoming somewhat dated. Josue (#269) is the most chic boy name in this list. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Pepe and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jodie, Jody, Joey, Jose, Josef in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joseph, Josue, Pedro, Pietro in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josef, Joseph outside U.S.

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Pepe is alike in pronunciation to Pip and Pope. Another recommended similar baby name is Pete. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pepe.