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Find more Ripper relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 103 more people named Ripper in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 687 people named Ripper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Ripper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 790 people named Ripper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • 52%, or 103 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 90 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,355
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Ripper families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 205 were first-generation Americans
  • 60 were born in foreign countries
  • 171 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England