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Gender: Male Origin of Kipling: English surname and place name

The name Kipling is a boy's name of English origin. Kipling and is often added to user-created lists like Names of Nobel Prize Winners and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #5".

From the experts:

Kipling calls to mind writer Rudyard (b. Joseph) Kipling, author of the stories familiar to schoolchildren Gunga Din and The Jungle Story. Certainly, Kipling is a friendlier name than Rudyard these days, complete with cute short form Kip.

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Famous People Named Kipling

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling, English novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Kipling

Kipling Ronald "Kip" Dynamite, character in movie "Napoleon Dynamite"
Mr. Kipling, Ravi's monitor lizard on TV's "Jessie"
Mr. Kipling, British baking brand
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