Pippin


Pippin

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, son of Charlemagne
* Pepin of Italy, son of Charlemagne
* 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:
* the nickname of Peregrin Took in J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings"
* a type of apple
* 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
* "Pippin" (musical), the title of a Broadway musical by Stephen Schwartz; or the 1981 film adaptation of the musical
* Apple Pippin, a game console designed by Apple Computer and manufactured by Bandai in 1995
* Jacques Pépin, a famous chef
* Robert Pippin, American philospher
* Pepín (footballer), a Spanish footballer, real name José Casas
* the name of one of the crew of the "Pequod" in the novel "Moby-Dick" by Herman Melville
* "Pippin" (comics), a children's comic produced by Polystyle Publications from 1966 to 1986
* 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
* Zippin Pippin at Libertyland, formerly just "The Pippin"

There are a few places named Pepin in the United States:
* Pepin County, Wisconsin
* Pepin (town), Wisconsin
* Pepin, Wisconsin
* Lake Pepin
* Pepin Township, Minnesota


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  • Pippin — Pip pin, n. [Probably fr. OE. pippin a seed, as being raised from the seed. See {Pip} a seed.] (Bot.) (a) An apple from a tree raised from the seed and not grafted; a seedling apple. (b) A name given to apples of several different kinds, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pippin — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El nombre Pippin puede hacer referencia a varias cosas diferentes: Peregrin Pippin Tuk, personaje de la novela El Señor de los Anillos, escrita por J. R. R. Tolkien; Pippin, consola de videojuegos desarrollada por… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pippīn — (Pipin), männlicher Name, dessen bemerkenswerte Träger sind: Fränkische Majores domus: 1) P. I. der Ältere (nicht: von Landen), Sohn des edeln Franken Karlmann, erlangte mit Hilfe des Bischofs Arnulf von Metz unter Chlotar 11. (613–628) und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pippin — (Pipin), mehrere in der Geschichte des Fränkischen Reichs berühmte Männer. – P. von Landen, Hausmeier (Major Domus) in Austrasien unter Dagobert I., gest. 639. – Sein Enkel P. von Heristall, Herzog der Franken, gewann nach dem Siege bei Testry… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • pippin — excellent person or thing, 1897, from coveted varieties of apple that were raised from seed (so called since early 15c.), from M.E. pipin seed (see PIP (Cf. pip) (1)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pippin — ► NOUN ▪ a red and yellow dessert apple. ORIGIN originally denoting a seed of a fruit: from Old French pepin …   English terms dictionary

  • pippin — [pip′in] n. [ME pipyn < OFr pepin, seed, pip] 1. any of a number of varieties of apple, esp. those valued as dessert 2. [Brit. Dial.] a small pip, or seed 3. Slang a person or thing much admired …   English World dictionary


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