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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. Sk-ip-per  [key]
Other Forms FormsSkippers

Meaning & History

Occupational name for either a basket weaver Derived from Middle English skeppe witch itself is from Old Norse skeppa. Or a ship master from Middle English skypper from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch schipper.
Added 7/27/2022 by Paradiso36
Edited 12/22/2023 by Paradiso36