Rippon Family History

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Rippon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ripon in North Yorkshire, so named from Old English Hrypum, dative plural (originally used after a preposition) of a tribal name of obscure etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Ripp, Lipson, Tipton, Ruston, Lipton, Litton, Hilton, Rigdon, Gritton

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Rippon Family Origin

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Rippon Family Occupations

What did your Rippon 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 Rippon. 3% of Rippon men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Rippon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rippon were Unpaid Domestic Duties and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Retired
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Household Duties

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

Rippon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Rippon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rippon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Rippon. 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 Rippon. For the veterans among your Rippon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rippon Life Expectancy

What is the average Rippon lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rippon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rippon in 1947 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rippon

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