Pepin Name Meaning

French (Pépin) and English: from the Old French personal name Pepis, oblique case Pepin (introduced to Britain by the Normans). Of uncertain origin, it was borne by several Frankish kings, most notably Pepin le Bref, father of Charlemagne, and remained popular throughout the early Middle Ages. Reaney and Wilson suggest that late-formed examples of the English surname may alternatively be from Old French pepin, pipin ‘seed of a fruit’, and thus a metonymic occupational name for a gardener or grower of fruit trees. This surname is also established in northwest Germany, around Cologne.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Papin, Lein, Perrin, Pepi, Wein, Perin, Pin, Pei, Peper, Peppin

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Pepin Family Origin

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Pepin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Chair Maker

    12%
  • Butcher (Master)

    6%
  • Butcher Employing 1 Man 1 Boy

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Chair Maker and Butcher (Master) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pepin. A less common occupation for the Pepin family was Butcher Employing 1 Man 1 Boy. The most common Pepin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 18% of Pepin's were Farmers.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Pepin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pepin in 1951 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pepin

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