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Meaning and Origin of: Lippe

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Last name origins & meanings:

  1. German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from the duchy of Lippe, which became an independent state in the 12th century.
  2. German: variant of Lipp 3.
  3. German: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the Lippe river in Westphalia.
  4. German: topographic name (of Slavic origin) for someone who lived among lime trees, from lipa ‘lime’. Compare Lipinski.
  5. Jewish (Ashkenazic): Germanized form of Lipe.
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