Tripp Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): metonymic occupational name for a dancer, or a nickname for someone with an odd gait, from Middle English trip(p)(en) ‘to step lightly, skip, or hop’ (Old French triper). English: metonymic occupational name for a butcher or tripe dresser, from Middle English, Old French trip(p)e ‘tripe’ (of unknown origin). German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of wooden pattens (trippe), a type of raised sole that could be strapped to normal footwear for walking in unpaved muddy streets.

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


Similar surnames: Trapp, Gripp, Ripp, Fripp, Crisp, Cripe, Topp, Propp, Tipp, Tropp

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Tripp Family Origin

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Tripp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Tripp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Tripp's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tripp. A less common occupation for the Tripp family was Carpenter.

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Tripp Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Tripp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tripp in 1944 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tripp

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