Rippe Family History

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Rippe Name Meaning

North German and English: variant of Ripp.

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

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

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Rippe Family Origin

Where is the Rippe family from?

Rippe Family Occupations

What did your Rippe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rippe. The most common Rippe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Rippe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rippe family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rippe ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rippe Historical Records

What Rippe family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rippe. 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 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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Rippe Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rippe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rippe 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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