Van Riper Family History

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Van Riper Name Meaning

Dutch: altered form of Van Rijper, a habitational name for someone from any of the places in North Holland called Rijp or De Rijp.

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


Similar surnames: Van Tine, Van Tiem, Van Every, Vandiver, Van Leer, Van Deren

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Van Riper Family Origin

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Van Riper Family Occupations

What did your Van Riper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Riper. The most common Van Riper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Van Riper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Riper family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Van Riper Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Riper Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Riper lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Van Riper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Van Riper in 1949 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Riper 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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