Cripe Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of English Crippe, from Middle English crippe ‘pouch’, either an occupational name for a maker of pouches or a nickname for someone who habitually wore a distinctive pouch. Americanized spelling of German Kreipe, from a topographic name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Crite, Prime, Price, Brine, Pipe, Croce, Crile, Pride, Wrice, Stripe

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Cripe Family Origin

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Cripe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cripe family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cripe. The most common Cripe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Cripe's were Farmers.

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Cripe Historical Records

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Cripe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Cripe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cripe in 1953 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cripe

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