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What does Pepper mean?

Pepper Pronunciation of Pepper [pep-per] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Pepper). Plant name. Used often as a nickname for a person's temperament. Football player Pepper Johnson.

Associated with: plant (tree).


Creative forms:
(male) Peppar, Perper, ..

(female) Peppe, Peppen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pepper Job (P.J.), ..

How popular is Pepper?

Pepper is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#2931 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Pepper has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Pepper name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Pepper outside U.S.

Similar Names

Pepper is pronounced similarly to Piper. Other suggested similar names are Beamer, Becher, Beiler, Casper, Chipper, Cooper, Decker, Delmer, Dexter, Draper, Ferrer, Fester, Harper, Heber, Heder, Helier, Heller, Hopper, Jasper, Jerker (see Eric), Jesper, Kacper, Kasper, Keder, Keefer, Keer, Keifer, Kenner, Kepler, Keppel, Keppler, Lester, Lexer, Meier, Mercer, Meyer, Napier, Neper, Packer, Parker, Peale, Peder, Peele, Peer, Peleh, Penlea (see Penley), Penley, Pepe, Peppi, Per, Perce, Percey, Perez, Petar, Pete, Peter, Pieter, Pompeo, Pope, Porter, Prosper, Reiner, Renier, Seager, Seeger, Seger, Sender, Skipper, Telfer, Templer, Topher, Tupper, Verner and Werner. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pepper.