Ripka Name Meaning

Partly Germanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Rybka ‘fish’ (see Ryba).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ripke, Repka, Repa, Riska, Liska, Siska, Ziska, Zilka, Mika, Zika

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Ripka Family Origin

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Ripka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Works In Bleachery

    8%
  • Agent

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Ripka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ripka's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Bleachery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ripka. A less common occupation for the Ripka family was Agent.

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Ripka Historical Records

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Ripka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Ripka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ripka in 1958 was 49, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripka

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