PÉPIN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: PEP-in (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Frankish name of unknown meaning. It possibly means "awe-inspiring" from Frankish bib- "to tremble". This was the name of three majordomos of Austrasia including Pépin III the Short, who became the first Carolingian king of the Franks. He was the father of Charlemagne.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Pipin, Pippin (Ancient Germanic), Pepijn (Dutch)