Meaning and Origin of: Dipple

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.