Rippel Family History

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Rippel Name Meaning

variant of Rüppel (see Ruppel), or a variant of Rüpel (see Rupel). from a pet form of a Germanic personal name based on ric ‘power(ful)’, ‘rich’.

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

Similar surnames: Roppel, Trippel, Rimmel, Riepe, Riedel, Appel, Dippel, Ripke, Riebel

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Rippel Family Origin

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Rippel Family Occupations

What did your Rippel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rippel. The most common Rippel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Rippel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rippel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Keeping House


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

Rippel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rippel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rippel 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 Rippel. 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 Rippel. For the veterans among your Rippel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rippel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rippel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Rippel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rippel in 1951 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rippel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rippel 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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