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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tipton

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  • A user from Tennessee, United States says the name Tipton is of English origin and means "Gift of god".

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tipton

Analeigh was born Analeigh Christian Tipton on November 9th, 1988.


Freddie Gibbs is a hip hop music rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Freddie was given the name Fredrick Tipton on June 14th, 1982 in Gary, Indiana. Freddie is also known as Gangsta Gibbs; Tipton and Fredrick (birth name).


Zurlon Tipton is a football player. Zurlon was born on April 27th, 1990 in Detroit.


Alexis Tipton is a voice actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Alexis was born on August 11th, 1989.


Glenn Tipton is a heavy metal music, speed metal, and hard rock musician. He plays Hamer Guitars, Fender Stratocaster, and Gibson SG. He has had major accomplishments since 1968. Glenn was given the name Glenn Raymond Tipton on October 25th, 1947 in Blackheath, England.


London Tipton is a fictional character.


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Popularity of Tipton as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tipton U.S.
  White 87.50% 64.26%
  African American 6.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.50% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tipton

People with the last name Tipton are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tipton

  • How Popular is the name Tipton? Tipton is the 25,787th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tipton was the 1,420th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tipton have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 217 babies born with the first name Tipton in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tipton to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tipton? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Tipton first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tipton is Monday, March 16th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Tipton born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tipton was in 2016 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tipton: Your name in reverse order is Notpit. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otpitn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tipton? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,064 people with the last name Tipton.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tipton? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Tipton as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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