Ripke Family History
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Ripke Name Meaning
Germanized form of Slavic Ripka ‘fish’ (see Czech Ryba). from a pet form of the personal name Riepe, Ribbe or Rippert, a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Riepe, Ripka, Ricken, Popke, Repko, Riewe, Rieke, Limke, Remke, Hapke