Rippon Family History

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Rippon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ripon in North Yorkshire, so named from Old English Hrypum, dative plural (originally used after a preposition) of a tribal name of obscure etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Ripp, Lipson, Tipton, Ruston, Lipton, Litton, Hilton, Rigdon, Gritton

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Rippon Family Origin

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Rippon Family Occupations

What did your Rippon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rippon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Rippon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rippon family was Salesman. Farmer, Cutter and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rippon.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Cutter

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%
  • Salesman

    14%

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

Rippon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Rippon Life Expectancy

What is the average Rippon lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rippon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rippon in 1947 was 76, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rippon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rippon 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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