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Whipple Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin, perhaps, as Reaney suggests, from a pet form of the Old English personal name Wippa, or perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a whipple tree, whatever that may have been. Chaucer lists whippletree (probably a kind of dogwood) along with maple, thorn, beech, hazel, and yew.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Whipp, Hipple, Kipple, Tipple, Wampole, Hille, Hippe, Dipple, Huppe

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Whipple Family Origin

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Whipple Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    15%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • House Carpenter

    8%
  • Son

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Whipple family was Son. Clerk, Farmer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whipple. The most common Whipple occupation in Canada was Clerk. 15% of Whipple's were Clerks.

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