Zipf Family History
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Zipf Name Meaning
German: from late Middle High German zipf, zipfel ‘point’, ‘tip’, ‘corner’, hence a topographic name for someone who occupied a narrow corner of land, as for example between converging channels of a stream. South German: nickname for a simpleton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Zopf, Zapf, Wipf, Kopf, Zink, Zepf, Zins, Zinn, Kipp, Zill