Lippitt Family History
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Lippitt Name Meaning
English: apparently a habitational name from Lipyeate in Somerset or Lypiatt in Gloucestershire, both named from Old English hliepgeat ‘leap-gate’, a gate which was low enough to be jumped by horses and deer but presented an obstacle to sheep and cattle.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Liggett, Leavitt, Lippincott, Clampitt, Pitt, Lipp, Tippitt, Kipping