Last name: PEPIN

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PEPIN : This last name is indexed 459,072 times on Geneanet!

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PEPIN : 1: French (Pépin) and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Pipin of uncertain probably onomatopoeic origin. The name was borne by several Frankish kings most notably Pepin le Bref father of Charlemagne and remained popular throughout the early Middle Ages. Compare Peppin and Pippen.2: English: from the unrecorded Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal names Pipin Pepin Pipun pet forms of Philip. Compare Pipe.3: English: perhaps also nickname from Anglo-Norman French pepin(e) Middle English pipin ‘seed pip’ possibly for someone small in stature.

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