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

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  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Bricklayer

    18%
  • Clerk Insurance Brokers

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

In 1881, the most common Ripp occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 18% of Ripp's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Ripp family was Farmer. Blacksmith, Bricklayer and Clerk Insurance Brokers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ripp.

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Ripp Historical Records

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Ripp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripp

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