Zipper Family History
Zipper Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from a short form of the female Biblical name Zipporah meaning ‘bird’ (Exodus 21). German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Cyprianus. Germanized form of Sorbian Cypar and Cepar: occupational name for a thresher from a derivative of Upper Sorbian cypy Lower Sorbian cepy ‘flail’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022