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

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%

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

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Ripps Historical Records

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Ripps Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripps

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