Meaning:Male salmon; People of Cyppel
Kyp is a masculine name that has endured many transformations to become its shining self today. Rooted in Anglo-Saxon Old English, Kyp is a form of Kip, which derives from the surname Kipling, from the place name Cyppelingas, meaning “people of Cyppel.” Cyppel is an ancient personal name whose meaning remains a mystery, but Kyp can also be linked to kipper, from the Old English cypera, meaning “male salmon.” Kyp’s endearing simplicity yet complex etymological history make it a name worth choosing for your one-of-a-kind little fry.

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