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The Anglo-Saxon name Rippey comes from the family having resided 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.

Rippey Early Origins



The surname Rippey 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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Rippey Spelling Variations


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Rippey Spelling Variations



Rippey has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Ripley, Rippley, Rippley, Rippleigh, Ripleigh, Riplea and many more.

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Rippey Early History


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Rippey Early History



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

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Rippey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rippey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rippey 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Rippeys to arrive on North American shores:

Rippey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Rippey, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1876

Rippey Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Rippey, aged 37, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • Janet Rippey, aged 37, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • Janet Rippey, aged 17, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • James Rippey, aged 14, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • John Rippey, aged 8, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Duchess of Argyle" in 1842
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rippey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rippey (post 1700)



  • John R. Rippey, American politician, Delegate to Missouri State Constitutional Convention 8th District, 1875
  • J. D. Rippey, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1912
  • Harlan W. Rippey, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932; Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1927

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    11. ...

    The Rippey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rippey 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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