Ripa Family History

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Ripa Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from ripa ‘seashore’, ‘coast’, a variant of Riva.

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

Similar surnames: Riva, Riba, Lipa, Riga, Ripp, Rapa, Rita, Rio, Rada, Risi

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Ripa Family Origin

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Ripa Family Occupations

What did your Ripa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ripa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Ripa's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ripa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ripa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ripa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ripa 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 Ripa. 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 585 military records available for the last name Ripa. For the veterans among your Ripa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ripa Life Expectancy

What is the average Ripa lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ripa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Ripa in 1954 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ripa 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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