Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Created by the daughter of Swedish author Astrid Lindgren for the main character in her mother's Pippi Longstocking series of stories, first published 1945. In the books Pippi (Swedish name Pippi Långstrump; full first name Pippilotta) is a brash and exceptionally strong young girl who lives in a house by herself.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPeppi(Finnish)
Entry updated November 16, 2019