Fripp Family History

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Fripp Name Meaning

English: of uncertain derivation; possibly a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in old clothes, from a derivative of Old French frepe ‘rag’, from frip(i)er ‘to tear to rags’.

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

Similar surnames: Tripp, Ripp, Propp, Gripp, Lipp, Crisp, Trapp, Cripe, Gropp, Shipp

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Fripp Family Origin

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Fripp Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fripp family was Blacksmith. The most common Fripp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Fripp's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fripp.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Fripp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Fripp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fripp 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fripp. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Fripp. For the veterans among your Fripp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fripp Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Fripp in 1948 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

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