Pippin, Peppin, and Pepin (Latin: Pippinus, Pipinus, and Pepinus) are variants of a single Frankish given name. It was the name of several important figures in the Carolingian family that ruled the Frankish Empire in what is now France and the western parts of Germany in the Middle Ages:

  • Pepin of Landen, nicknamed the Elder, sometimes listed as a saint
  • Pepin of Herstal, nicknamed the Middle
  • Pepin the Short or Pippin the Younger, father of Charlemagne
  • Pepin the Hunchback, first son of Charlemagne
  • Pepin of Italy, second son of Charlemagne, born Carloman and later named Pepin
  • Pepin I of Aquitaine, grandson of Charlemagne, son of Louis the Pious)
  • Pepin II of Aquitaine, son of Pepin I of Aquitaine
  • Pepin, Count of Vermandois, grandson of Pepin of Italy

Pepin/Pippin may also refer to:

  • Clermont Pépin (1926–2006), a Canadian pianist, composer and teacher
  • Jacques Pépin, a famous chef
  • Horace Pippin, a 20th Century American painter
  • Robert Pippin, American philosopher
  • Shiloh Pepin (1999–2009), sirenomelia patient
  • Victor Pépin, the first American circus master
  • Pepín (footballer), a Spanish footballer, real name José Casas
  • Pépin's test a primality test which can be used to determine whether a Fermat number is prime in mathematics
  • Apple Bandai Pippin, a game console designed by Apple Computer and manufactured by Bandai in 1995
  • the nickname of Peregrin Took in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
  • the protagonist in the novel The Short Reign of Pippin IV by John Steinbeck
  • the yellow dog in the Pippin and Mabel picture book series by K.V. Johansen
  • the dog in the BBC children's programme Come Outside, who also appeared in the CITV series Woof! the original Pippin was the son of one of the dogs who played Benji
  • the name of one of the crew of the Pequod in the novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
  • Pippin (musical), the title of a Broadway musical by Stephen Schwartz; or the 1981 film adaptation of the musical
  • Pippin (comics), a children's comic produced by Polystyle Publications from 1966 to 1986
  • Zippin Pippin at Libertyland, formerly just The Pippin
  • Cincinnati Pippins, a former team in the United States Baseball League
  • Various types of apple, including:
    • An apple tree grown from a seed (and thus not grafted)
    • Apples suitable for fresh eating rather than cooking, such as Newtown Pippin, Cox's Orange Pippin

There are a few places named Pepin in the United States:

  • Pepin County, Wisconsin
  • Pepin (town), Wisconsin
  • Pepin, Wisconsin
  • Lake Pepin
  • Pepin Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota

Other articles related to "pippin":

List Of Middle-earth Food And Drink - Beverages - Ent-draught
... When Treebeard brought Merry and Pippin to his home he gave them each a bowl of Ent-draught from a stone jar ... Jackson's film adaptation of The Two Towers, a scene in which Merry and Pippin drink Ent-draughts is included but only in the extended cut ... At this point due to the Ent-draught, Pippin has grown taller than Merry, much to the latter's chagrin ...
Meriadoc Brandybuck - Appearances - Literature
... Merry also was a force behind "the Conspiracy" of Sam, Pippin, Fredegar Bolger and himself to help Frodo ... He was admitted to the Fellowship only a little less reluctantly than Pippin they were the two youngest members, and Elrond had planned sending them back to the Shire ... At Amon Hen, he was captured, along with Pippin, by a band of Saruman's Uruk-hai, although he gave a good account of himself, and was valiantly defended by Boromir ...
Mac Gaming - Pippin
... The Apple Pippin (also known as the Bandai Pippin) was a multimedia player based on the Power Mac that ran a cut-down version of the Mac OS designed, among other things ...
List Of Berserk Characters - The Hawks (Original) - Pippin
... Pippin (ピピン, Pipin?) is a massive man who wields an equally massive mace ... Despite his massive physical stature, Pippin proves to be a kind and patient individual, as shown when he dragged Guts to the festivities, keeping his cool even when Guts hit him and made him bleed ... Pippin's hollowed out, lifeless corpse was seen by Guts one last time before the Count rips him in half ...
Come Outside - Animals
... Pippin was a mixed breed dog, possibly part Tibetan Terrier, roughly third generation descended from the famous American acting dog Benji and was owned and trained ... Pippin was quite old at the start of the first series in 1993 and so she performed the slower but complex moves while her grandson, Mr ... Pippin retired at the end of Series 1 and Mr ...

Famous quotes containing the word pippin:

    We will eat a last year’s pippin of mine own grafting, with a
    dish of caraways, and so forth.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)