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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pipkin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Pip"kin
A small earthen boiler.

Etymology: Dim. of Pipe

  1. A small earthen boiler.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pipkin

Lou Todd & Andy Pipkin is a fictional character.


Turk was given the name Clyde Turk Pipkin on July 2nd, 1953 in Tom Green County, Texas.


EJ Pipkin is a graduate school, retirement, politician, environmentalist, and activism. EJ was born on November 1st, 1956 in Dundalk, Maryland.



Joyce Pipkin is a football player. Joyce was born on January 9th, 1924 in Lono, Arkansas.


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Popularity of Pipkin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pipkin U.S.
  White 73.29% 64.26%
  African American 21.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.61% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pipkin

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

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Fun Facts about the name Pipkin

  • How Popular is the name Pipkin? As a last name Pipkin was the 6,119th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Pipkin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Pipkin is Wednesday, January 3rd, 1906.
  • How unique is the name Pipkin? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Pipkin. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Pipkin: Your name in reverse order is Nikpip. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inpikp. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pipkin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,604 people with the last name Pipkin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pipkin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Pipkin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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