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 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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  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Bricklayer

    18%
  • Clerk Insurance Brokers

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ripp ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ripp Historical Records

What Ripp family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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.

Famous Ripp Family

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