Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : habitational name from a former parish in Morayshire.
- English : from the medieval personal name Tebald, Tibalt (see Theobald).
- possibly also an altered spelling of the South German cognate Dippel.
- John Scott (d. 1738) of Dipple emigrated to the American colonies, became minister of Overwharton parish, Stafford County, VA, and called his estate there Dipple.