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nopety Mon 08-Aug-16 17:09:27

Thoughts please

MidnightVelvettheSixth Mon 08-Aug-16 17:12:14

Its very American to me, all I think of is Orange is the New Black & that TV show from a few years back that my grandma used to watch, it was about 3 witches & one of them was called Piper.

Those are my only associations, there are no Pipers in our primary & I know none smile I assume its a girl's name but it could be unisex...

SixFeetUnder Mon 08-Aug-16 17:18:55

I love it and would definitely have used it if I had a girl, was the top of my list.

Quodlibet Mon 08-Aug-16 17:20:51

It might be one of those names - like Skylar - which shoots up the popularity charts for a few years because of a TV show.

ChardonnayKnickertonSmythe Mon 08-Aug-16 17:22:14

American TV show name.

OITNB and the one with the three witches, what was that called?

Jayne266 Mon 08-Aug-16 17:22:49

Makes me think of a old TV show I used to watch called charmed. They had piper, pru, phoebe and paige. I like it, it's different.

AnchorDownDeepBreath Mon 08-Aug-16 17:24:54

I have a pet called Piper and a lot of people struggle with it. I did not expect that at all.

If they aren't struggling with it, they're asking if it's an OITNB reference. It wasn't, but I don't mind that so much.

BendydickCuminsnatch Mon 08-Aug-16 17:27:29

Like it but does make the think of Scream (current Netflix series), OITNB and then Charmed! I don't think those are bad things though!

228agreenend Mon 08-Aug-16 17:27:34

I think of it as an Australien film after an actress called Piper Laurie who starred in a film called Tim, with a very young Mel Gibson.

It's a nice name, similar to the ever popular Harper.

JennyOnAPlate Mon 08-Aug-16 17:27:43

I actually quite like it but I don't think I could use it. A lot of people watch orange is the new black!

LunaLoveg00d Mon 08-Aug-16 17:53:34

Very, very, VERY American. It's not awful awful, but the American-ness would be enough to put me off.

florascotianew Mon 08-Aug-16 18:28:29

Sorry, but where Iive, Piper means a person who plays the bagpipes. It conjures up images of a large hairy man in a kilt, or a strapping but bonny lassie. All in inverted commas, of course.

If not that, then I think of sandpipers and other pretty and tragically threatened shoreline bird species.

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