Shipton Family History
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Shipton Name Meaning
English: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Dorset, Glloucestershire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, and Shropshire, so called from Old English sceap, scip ‘sheep’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Skipton, Hinton, Chilton, Hopton, Whitton, Hilton, Swinton, Shelton