Lipka Family History
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Lipka Name Meaning
Ukrainian and Polish: topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, from lipka, diminutive of lipa ‘lime tree’ (see Lipa). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the personal name Lipe. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a pet form of the female personal name Libe, derived from Yiddish libe ‘love’. Polish and Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): habitational name for someone from villages called Lipka or Lipki in Poland and Ukraine. German: from a diminutive of Lippe 4.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press