Ripp Family History

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Ripp Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Rippert, composed of the elements ric ‘power’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a strip of woodland, an unattested Old English word rip, or a habitational name from Ripe in East Sussex, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lipp, Kipp, Tripp, Gripp, Copp, Tipp, Gipp, Hipp, Riepe, Rapp

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Ripp Family Origin

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Ripp Family Occupations

What did your Ripp ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ripp. 5% of Ripp men worked as a Bank Clerk and 67% of Ripp women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ripp were Borough Surveyors Chilf A and Leather Goods Examiner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Clerk
    5%
  • Boiler Maker Retired
    5%
  • Bookbinder
    5%
  • Borough Surveyors Chilf A
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Counter Hand
    5%
  • Designer Of Ladies Linger
    5%
  • Leather Goods Examiner
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ripp Historical Records

What Ripp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ripp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ripp census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ripp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ripp. For the veterans among your Ripp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ripp Life Expectancy

What is the average Ripp lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ripp in 1956 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ripp ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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