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Van Riper Name Meaning

Dutch: altered form of Van Rijper, a habitational name for someone from any of the places in North Holland called Rijp or De Rijp.

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


Similar surnames: Van Tine, Van Tiem, Van Every, Vandiver, Van Leer, Van Deren

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Van Riper Family Origin

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Van Riper Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Riper. A less common occupation for the Van Riper family was Keeping House. The most common Van Riper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Van Riper's were Farmers.

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Van Riper Historical Records

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Van Riper Life Expectancy

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