Piper Family History
Piper Name Meaning
English (mainly southern): occupational name for a player on the pipes Middle English pipere sometimes a paid town musician. English: sometimes a variant of Peppard . English: perhaps occasionally an occupational name from late Middle English piper ‘repairer or layer of pipes; plumber’. North German and Dutch: variant of Pieper a cognate of 1 above. In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the more common Dutch variant Pijper.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022