Ripper Family History

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Ripper Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who made or sold baskets, or else carried wares about in a basket, from an agent derivative of Middle English (h)rip ‘basket’ (Old Norse hrip). German: variant of Ripp.

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


Similar surnames: Tipper, Kipper, Rimer, Lepper, Copper, Cropper, Rippe, Pepper, Nipper

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Ripper Family Origin

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Ripper Family Occupations

What did your Ripper ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ripper. 4% of Ripper men worked as a General Labourer and 56% of Ripper women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ripper were Coach Painter and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    3%
  • Coach Painter
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housekeeper
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

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

Ripper Historical Records

What Ripper family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Ripper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ripper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ripper

Passenger List

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

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Ripper Life Expectancy

What is the average Ripper lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ripper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ripper in 1946 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ripper 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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