Zipper Family History
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Zipper Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the female Biblical name Zipporah, meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 2:21). German: vernacular form of the personal name Cyprianus. East German (of Slavic origin): occupational name for a thresher, from Sorbian cepar.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press