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Ripps Name Meaning

German: variant of Ripp. Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from German Rips or Polish ryps ‘ribbed silk’.

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


Similar surnames: Cripps, Rippe, Rapps, Rappe, Ripper, Capps, Rippy, Lipps, Crapps

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Ripps Family Origin

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Ripps Family Occupations

What did your Ripps ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ripps. A less common occupation for the Ripps family was Stone Mason. The most common Ripps occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Ripps's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%

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Ripps Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ripps. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ripps 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 Ripps. 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 Ripps. For the veterans among your Ripps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ripps Life Expectancy

What is the average Ripps lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ripps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Ripps in 1957 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripps

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ripps 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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