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Rippe Surname Meaning

North German and English (Essex): variant of Ripp .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ripper, Ripps, Hippe, Rappe, Ruppe, Trippe, Rippy, Ripp, Lippe, Cripe

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Where is the Rippe family from?

You can see how Rippe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rippe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rippe families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Rippe families living in Essex. This was about 75% of all the recorded Rippe's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Rippe families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rippe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rippe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rippe. 100% of Rippe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rippe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rippe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rippe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rippe. For the veterans among your Rippe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rippe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rippe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rippe in 1954 was 62, and 78 in 2004.

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