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Subject: Re: Surname Kilpin
Author: Andy ;—)   (guest)
Date: November 19, 2004 at 1:25:26 PM
Reply to: Surname Kilpin by James C.Colombo
Oxford* has:

KILPIN: from a place called Kilpin (East Riding of Yorkshire)

> probably "enclosure for calves", Old English "celf" (with Scand. k) + "penn"

Andy ;—)

* Dictionary of Surnames 1997
Dictionary of English Place-Names 1998
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