Last name: PIPER

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PIPER : This last name is indexed 144,995 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PIPER : 1: English (mainly southern): occupational name for a player on the pipes Middle English pipere sometimes a paid town musician.2: English: sometimes a variant of Peppard.3: English: perhaps occasionally an occupational name from late Middle English piper ‘repairer or layer of pipes; plumber’.4: North German and Dutch: variant of Pieper a cognate of 1 above. In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the more common Dutch variant Pijper.

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