Lipman Family History
Lipman Name Meaning
Dutch: habitational name from a farm named Lipman or perhaps Lippink referring to a certain Lippo and his kin. Lippo is a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed with the element leiba ‘offspring son’ or of the personal name Philip . Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Lipman derived from Middle High German words liep ‘dear beloved’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Lippmann or of its rare variant Lipmann.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press