Gender: Male Origin of Kip: American diminution of Christopher

Kip Origin and Meaning

The name Kip is a boy's name .

Kip Thorne, nobel laureate and long-time colleague of Stephen Hawking, is just one of several Kips who don't have a longer name.

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KaiLun Says:


I like the sound of Kip. Are there other names Kip can be short for other than Christopher?

CocoaPuff Says:


Doesn’t bother me.

Tammy Tim-Tam (Timmy Tammy) Says:


Kip is the dutch word for chicken, so keep that in mind if you are considering this name. You don't want to name your boy after poultery now do you?

EW314 Says:


Very sweet nickname name, much more distinctive than Harry or Charlie.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I really like Kip. It sounds really fun and friendly, along the lines of Ben and Tom. It definitely deserves more use!