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The ancestry of the name Rippe dates from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It comes from when the family lived in the village of Ripley found in various locations in England including Yorkshire. The surname was originally derived from the Old English words ripel meaning strip of land and leah meaning wood. Thus the original bearers of the surname lived in the area that was defined by a strip of land by the forest.

Rippe Early Origins



The surname Rippe was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Rippe Spelling Variations


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Rippe Spelling Variations



Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Rippe have been found, including Ripley, Rippley, Rippley, Rippleigh, Ripleigh, Riplea and many more.

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Rippe Early History


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Rippe Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rippe research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1682 and 1758 are included under the topic Early Rippe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rippe Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rippe Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rippe Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Some of the first immigrants to cross the Atlantic and come to North America bore the name Rippe, or a variant listed above:

Rippe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chr Rippe, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849
  • Heinr Rippe, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Catharina Rippe, aged 18, landed in New York, NY in 1854

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rippe (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rippe (post 1700)



  • Harold Rippe, American Democrat politician, Supervisor of Taylor Township, Michigan; Elected 1949, 1953, 1955; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
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    The Rippe Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rippe Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 January 2016 at 11:29.

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