Ripp Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Rippert, composed of the elements ric ‘power’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a strip of woodland, an unattested Old English word rip, or a habitational name from Ripe in East Sussex, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lipp, Kipp, Tripp, Gripp, Copp, Tipp, Gipp, Hipp, Riepe, Rapp

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Ripp Family Origin

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Ripp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ripp. A less common occupation for the Ripp family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Ripp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ripp's were Farmers.

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Ripp Historical Records

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Ripp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Ripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ripp in 1956 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripp

Famous Ripp Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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