Ripke Name Meaning

Germanized form of Slavic Ripka ‘fish’ (see Czech Ryba). from a pet form of the personal name Riepe, Ribbe or Rippert, a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

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Ripke Family Origin

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Ripke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Ripke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ripke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ripke family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ripke.

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Ripke Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Ripke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ripke in 1957 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripke

Famous Ripke Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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