Last name: PEPPER

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PEPPER : This last name is indexed 89,155 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PEPPER : 1: English and North German: from Middle English peper piper Middle Low German peper ‘pepper’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a spicer; alternatively it may be a nickname for a small man (as if the size of a peppercorn) or one with a fiery temper or for a dark-haired man (from the color of a peppercorn) or anecdotal for someone who paid a peppercorn rent.2: Irish: variant of Peppard.3: Americanized form of Jewish Pfeffer Feffer or Fefer all meaning ‘pepper’.

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