Ripple Family History

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Ripple Name Meaning

Variant form or an altered spelling of Rippel or Rüppel (see Ruppel).

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

Similar surnames: Hipple, Rupple, Dipple, Rippee, Tippie, Riggle, Ringle, Ruple, Kipple

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Ripple Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ripple name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ripple. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Baltic States


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Ripple Family Origin

Where is the Ripple family from?

Ripple Family Occupations

What did your Ripple ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ripple. The most common Ripple occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Ripple's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ripple family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coal Miner

  • Keeping House


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

Ripple Historical Records

What Ripple family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Ripple. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ripple 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 554 immigration records available for the last name Ripple. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ripple. For the veterans among your Ripple ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ripple Life Expectancy

What is the average Ripple lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ripple life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ripple in 1944 was 27, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ripple

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ripple 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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