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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Kip
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Kip in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Kip:
Records indicate that 6,154 boys in the United States have been named Kip since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1965, when 418 people in the U.S. were given the name Kip. Those people are now 51 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Kip
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4 Positive Comments
"One of the coolest girls I have ever met is named Kip. It's her initials. Her real name is Karen but this chick is not a Karen. She's smoking hot. I wish there were more Kips in the world." Feb. 27, 2013:
"I like having the name "Kip". Not only is it rare but I am the only female Kip I know. People always ask me if it is a nickname or short for something." Dec. 12, 2010:
"My husband and I absolutely love Kip, and we're going to give our baby boy this name in August. There are moments when I wish it were more popular, but I also like giving him a name that is both very unique and a proper old English name. We were so sold on it that we decided on it BEFORE we got pregnant, and no other names even come close. We love that it's one syllable and begins and ends with a consonent. Very strong and confident name with nothing but positive associations (for us, anyway)." Apr. 8, 2010:
"I have been called Kippy or Kip all my life and my real name is Christian. I have met about 4 others guys named Kip and for none of them was it their real names. I think two were named Greg.
It is a really cool and different name. Its funny, when people ask my name and say Kip in a bit of a southern drawl they always are right away asking 'What' like I had said something wrong.
I have lived with it for 33 years and I still think its kinda cool." Sep. 2, 2009:
4 Neutral Comments
"My name is Kip and I love seeing how people react when I tell them. My mom calls me kippy and now I'm in highschool and kippy has been assigned to me. But I will tell you it's a lady killa." May. 13, 2016:
"My name is Kip... When I was young I didn't know of anyone with that name except "Kip Keino", an Olympian from Kenya. When anyone calls me Kippy I know that they knew me when I was in Elementary school. I love the name." Sep. 8, 2014:
"I really like the name Kipling, with a nickname of Kip. I was looking on here to see the general public's view of it before I name my son that. I guess nobody has a view yet though!! :)" Aug. 15, 2008:
"My father's name is Kippy but he's called 'Kip' for short. I've always wondered the origin or possible meaning behind the name." Jun. 30, 2007:
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