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Ripple Family History

Ripple Name Meaning

Variant form or an altered spelling of Rippel or Rüppel (see Ruppel).

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

Similar surnames: Hipple, Rupple, Dipple, Rippee, Tippie, Riggle, Ringle, Ruple, Kipple

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Where is the Ripple family from?

You can see how Ripple families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ripple family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ripple families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Ripple families living in Devon. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ripple's in the UK. Devon and 1 other county had the highest population of Ripple families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ripple surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ripple ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer was the top reported job for people in the UK named Ripple. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 554 immigration records available for the last name Ripple. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Ripple. For the veterans among your Ripple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ripple lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ripple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ripple in 1944 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

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