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pinWhat 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 45 different relations via Jose, Joseph, Pedro: Che, Giuseppe, Giuseppino, Iosef, Iosep, Iosif, Iosip, Jessop, Jessup, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Josef, Joseito, Joselito, Josep, Josephe, Josephus, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Jozef, Osip, Pedrio, Pepito, Peppi, Petrolino, Piero, Pietro, Pino, Pipo, Sepp, Seppi, Yousef, Yusif, Yussuf, Yusuf, Yusup and Yuszef.

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)

Giuseppe, Jodie, Jody, Joey (#686 2 years ago), Jose (#76), Josef, Joseph (#20), Josephus, Josue (#269), Pedro (#354), Pietro, Yousef (#766) and Yusuf (#589) are the prominent related forms of Pepe (not in Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Jozef, are uncommon. These relations of Pepe were popular during the years 1970-1979 (average #597) and are almost as popular today (#673, 19.1% less), but with forms like Jodie, Jody, Joey, Josef and Pedro becoming somewhat dated. Joseph is the clear favorite, though Yusuf has also become trendy as well over time. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Pepe and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Pietro, Yousef, Yusuf in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.