Riepe Family History

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Riepe Name Meaning

from a short form of the Germanic personal name Ribbert, Rippert (a compound of ric ‘power(ful)’ + berht ‘bright’). habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Riewe, Riege, Riebe, Riede, Ripke, Rieber, Rieck, Hippe, Riera, Rieth

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Riepe Family Origin

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Riepe Family Occupations

What did your Riepe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riepe. The most common Riepe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Riepe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riepe family was Cabinet Inst.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Cabinet Inst

    4%

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Riepe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riepe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riepe 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 Riepe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Riepe. For the veterans among your Riepe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riepe Life Expectancy

What is the average Riepe lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Riepe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Riepe in 1955 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riepe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riepe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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