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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : High hill

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Wearing a crown; sharply pointed hill

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Kipp

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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).

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