Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KIP-ling  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of a town in Yorkshire, of Old English origin meaning "Cyppel's people", from a given name Cyppel of unknown meaning. A famous bearer of this name was the author Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936).

Related Names

Given Name DescendantKipling(English)


Entry updated February 28, 2019