Kipp Family History
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Kipp Name Meaning
English: from Middle English Kipp, perhaps a byname for a fat man, from an unattested Old English form Cyppe, which according to Reaney is from the Germanic root kupp ‘to swell’. German: topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Kippe ‘edge’, ‘brink’. German: from Sorbian kipry ‘weak’ (Czech kyprý).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lipp, Ripp, Kapp, Hipp, Klipp, Knapp, Tipp, Kopp, Copp, Gipp