Pippa (given name)

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Pronunciation PIP-a
Gender Female
Meaning "lover of horses"
Region of origin English
Other names
Related names Philippa

Pippa is an English language diminutive feminine given name, as well as a nickname for Philippa, the feminine form of the masculine given name Philip, which comes from the Greek philein (to love) and hippos (horse).[1] People with the name Pippa include:

The name may have been popularised by Robert Browning's poem Pippa Passes.

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  1. ^ "View Name: Pippa". behindthename.com. Retrieved 2007-12-20.