• <100 Tippy
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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  1. (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

1790, tip (“apex”) +‎ -y. Sense of “clever” may be influenced by tip (“n., inside information”).

  1. (obsolete, colloquial or slang) A dandy.

1886, tip (“knock over”) +‎ -y.

    Notable Persons Named Tippy

    Tippy Dos Santos is an actor, singing, and vj (media personality). She was most active from 2009 to present. Tippy was given the name Stephanie Denise Esquivias Dos Santos on August 16th, 1994 in Houston.


    Tippy Martinez is a baseball player. Tippy was born on May 31st, 1950 in La Junta, Colorado.


    Tippy Walker is an actress and art gallery owner. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 1964. Tippy was given the name Elizabeth Tipton Walker on February 19th, 1947 in New York City, New York, U.S.


    Tippy Dye was a college coach. Tippy was born on April 1st, 1915. He died on April 11th, 2012.


    Tippy Larkin was an influential individual. Tippy was born on November 11th, 1917 in Garfield, New Jersey, U.S. He died on January 1st, 1992.


    Tippy Dauria is a noteworthy somebody. Tippy was born in 1935.


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    Popularity of Tippy as a last name

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    Common first names for Tippy

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Tippy U.S.
      White 91.86% 64.26%
      African American 4.88% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 1.16% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 1.16% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Tippy

    People with the last name Tippy are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Tippy

    • How Popular is the name Tippy? Tippy is the 70,469th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tippy was the 48,995th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Tippy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11 babies born with the first name Tippy in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tippy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Tippy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tippy is Thursday, June 8th, 1876.
    • What year had the most people named Tippy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tippy was in 1969 with a total of 6 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Tippy: Your name in reverse order is Yppit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Pypit. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Tippy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 430 people with the last name Tippy.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tippy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Tippy as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
    • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.