Menu
  

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

Kipling Origin and Meaning

The name Kipling is a boy's name of English origin.

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.

16 names similar to Kipling

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Kipling. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Kipling, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Kipling using our baby name generator.

Popularity

- this week

Famous People Named Kipling

Pop Culture References for the name Kipling

Comments

katinka Says:

2016-03-07T13:34:46

I love Kip, but I'm not sure how I feel about Kipling. I wonder if he'd get "exceedingly good" jokes constantly?

Rudyard Kipling is a great namesake though - and I much prefer this to Rudyard - so definitely one to think about...

RoddyThlayli Says:

2016-01-07T01:56:03

Great way to formalize Kip that's less common than Christopher.

ElsaAnne Says:

2015-04-07T07:02:33

Seriously crushing on this! It's adorable

fuzzycub Says:

2014-05-31T00:00:46

Very energetic. Kip is cute.

JenniferMariska Says:

2014-05-28T17:42:28

Great personal meaning for graduates of Engineering from Canadian Universities!