Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Flute Player
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Piper Boy)

In 2017 the name Piper...

• was given to 3,542 baby girls
• was the 78th most popular name for baby girls
• was 139% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Montana, South Dakota, and Maine
• was least popular in New Mexico, New Jersey, and New York
• was about as popular as Nevaeh and Ruby
Babies Named Piper Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Piper...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2015
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 11399% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2599% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Journey, Gracelyn, Averie, Rayden, Rayan, Casen
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth, Joseph, Jessie, Sheldon
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Piper Per State
View Geographic History for Piper

Geographically the name Piper...

• 14% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Lillian, Harper, Willow, Lincoln, Declan, Sawyer
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brianna, Jennifer, Kimberly, Rafael, Brian, Antonio
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Piper by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Piper are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Piper will be the only kid named Piper in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Piper compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Piper rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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