When Benjamin Kipp was born on 26 March 1811, in Burford, Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, his father, Isaac Kipp Sr, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Lamb Mead, was 40. He married Elizabeth Force on 20 April 1836, in Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 September 1890, in Burford, Brant, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 79, and was buried in Princeton, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.
North German: from Middle Low German kip ‘bundle (e.g. of hides or flax)’, hence probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fur trader, for example.
North German and Dutch: from a short form of the old personal name Gebolf, composed of the ancient Germanic elements geb ‘gift’ + wolf ‘wolf’. Compare Kip 1.
German: topographic name for someone living on a hill, from Kippe ‘edge, brink’.