Ripplinger Family History

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Ripplinger Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Ripp(o)lingen in the Rhineland. derivative of Riepling, a patronymic from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Riepl, formed with ric ‘power(ful)’ + -ing.

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

Similar surnames: Kitelinger, Killinger, Ohlinger, Dillinger, Fillinger, Riedlinger

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Ripplinger Family Origin

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Ripplinger Family Occupations

What did your Ripplinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ripplinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ripplinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ripplinger family was Tanner. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ripplinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Tanner


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Ripplinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ripplinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ripplinger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ripplinger. 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 Ripplinger. For the veterans among your Ripplinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ripplinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ripplinger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ripplinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ripplinger in 1958 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

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