Last name: RIPLEY

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RIPLEY : This last name is indexed 63,618 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RIPLEY : English: habitational name from Ripley (Derbyshire Hampshire Surrey Yorkshire). The Hampshire and Surrey placenames derive from Old English ripel rippel ‘strip of land’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Yorkshire placename probably derives from the Anglian tribe name Hrype + Old English lēah. The Derbyshire placename may derive from Old English ripel rippel or the Anglian tribe name Hrype + Old English lēah.

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