First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Flippen

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Alt. Meaning

F is for finesse, an enviable trait.

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

P is for please, the way you always do.

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons With the Last Name Flippen

Jay C. Flippen was an actor. He was most active from 1928 to 1971. Jay was born on March 6th, 1899 in Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S. He breathed his last breath on February 3rd, 1971.


Ruth Flippen was a leading human. Ruth was born in 1921. She breathed her last breath in 1981.


James Benton Flippen was a leading person. James was born on July 18th, 1920. James is also known as Benton Flippen. He died on June 28th, 2011.


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Popularity of Flippen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Flippen U.S.
  White 69.86% 64.26%
  African American 23.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.35% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Flippen

People with the last name Flippen are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Flippen

  • How Popular is the name Flippen? As a last name Flippen was the 13,283rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Flippen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Flippen is Tuesday, February 18th, 1896.
  • How unique is the name Flippen? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Flippen. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Flippen: Your name in reverse order is Neppilf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nppifel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Flippen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,296 people with the last name Flippen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Flippen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Flippen as their last name since less than 1 person in 128k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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