Meaning:Curer of salmon or herring
Kipling is a boy’s name of British origin. More commonly seen as a surname, Kipling was once an occupational name, given to those who cure herring or salmon for a living. Today, it’s best known for being the name of author Rudyard Kipling, who wrote The Jungle Book. If you loved Mowgli, Baloo and Bagheera growing up, why not pay tribute to their creator by choosing this name for baby?

Famous People Named Kipling

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  • Rudyard Kipling
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