Ripke Family History
Ripke Name Meaning
German:: from a pet form of the personal name Riepe Ribbe or Rippert a compound of rīc ‘power(ful)’ + berht ‘bright famous’. from a Germanized form of a Slavic diminutive of ryba riba ‘fish’ (see Ripka ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022