Tripp Family History

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Tripp Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): metonymic occupational name for a dancer, or a nickname for someone with an odd gait, from Middle English trip(p)(en) ‘to step lightly, skip, or hop’ (Old French triper). English: metonymic occupational name for a butcher or tripe dresser, from Middle English, Old French trip(p)e ‘tripe’ (of unknown origin). German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden pattens (trippe), a type of raised sole that could be strapped to normal footwear for walking in unpaved muddy streets.

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

Similar surnames: Trapp, Gripp, Ripp, Fripp, Crisp, Cripe, Topp, Propp, Tipp, Tropp

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Tripp Family Origin

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Tripp Family Occupations

What did your Tripp ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tripp. 2% of Tripp men worked as a Retired and 50% of Tripp women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tripp were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retired
  • Cowman
  • Farmer
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Tripp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Tripp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tripp 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Tripp. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Tripp. For the veterans among your Tripp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tripp Life Expectancy

What is the average Tripp lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tripp in 1944 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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