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This is an even shorter version of Pippin (originally short for Peregrin) in JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
Sedalyn  4/30/2005
A nickname for Joseph or Giuseppe.
jflombard1  5/13/2005
A pip is just a fruit seed.
Mama1  7/16/2006
This name sounds like "pimp".
Taydbug112  11/16/2006
Pip can be a girl name too, short for Pippa.
― Anonymous User  11/17/2006
Unless you're slurring the name, then, yes, it will sound like "pimp".

I think that this is a cute name. And it conjures up images of a naive, wholesome boy or young man.
gaelruadh19  1/20/2007
Pip is the name of the British boy from South Park. There's an episode dedicated to him (narrated by 'some British guy') that is South Park's version of Great Expectations.
Rockos_Modern_Life_1  6/3/2007
I wouldn't name my child this, but it isn't an unusual name or nickname over here.
ElizainEngland  7/18/2007
Pip is also a feminine nickname for Philippa.
nafer1  10/5/2007
I have nothing against the name (although I have much against Dickens' character) but I just see this working way better for a dog, maybe, than a person.
padfoot443  7/12/2008
One of Herman Mellvile's character in Moby Dick was named Pip. He was a black kid who entertained the crew. He went crazy after falling into an ocean.
jas_mar  8/26/2008
I like the association with dominoes more than that of the Dickens character. It's a cite nickname.
lucyskydiamonds  2/1/2010
I love Pip as a nickname, I think it's cute for a child, but somehow carries well into adulthood.
BonVoyage  7/7/2010
Pip is the name of one of the boys in Five Detectives And Their Dog. It's one of the many book series of Enid Blyton. One of my favourite writers when I was a young girl.
Kaat5  11/12/2010
When I hear this name, I think of a mouse.
alimohamedd  11/21/2011
Pip can be a nickname for Piper.
― Anonymous User  10/18/2013
There is an otter called Pip who is a character in the children's television series Bear in the Big Blue House.
― Anonymous User  5/5/2014
I think Pip is a cute nickname for Phillip.
― Anonymous User  6/22/2015
Actors Sam Claflin and Laura Haddock's son's name is Pip.
― Anonymous User  3/18/2018

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