Knippen Family History
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Knippen Name Meaning
Dutch: of uncertain origin. Apparently from the verb knippen ‘to clip or snip’ or ‘to blink’, or possibly from knijpen ‘to pinch’. Alternatively, it may be a shortened form of Knippenberg.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kappen, Skipper, Sipper, Kniffen, Knipper, Keilen, Kniffin, Hippe