Inskeep Family History
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Inskeep Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Inskip in Lancashire, of uncertain etymology. The first element of this place name has been tentatively connected with Welsh ynys ‘island’ (compare Ince); the second with Old English c¯pe ‘keep’ (noun) in the sense ‘osier basket for keeping or trapping fish’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press