Shippey Family History
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Shippey Name Meaning
English: from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + eg ‘island’ or (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’; a topographic name for an island with sheep on it (which might be no more than a piece of raised dry ground surrounded by wet, low-lying land), or an enclosure where sheep were kept.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shipley, Shippen, Shepley, Sidney, Chipley, Skipper, Shirley, Shipp