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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ripka

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

P is for pride, strong and alive!

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ripka

Hubert was born in 1895. He breathed his last breath in 1958.


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Popularity of Ripka as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ripka U.S.
  White 96.34% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ripka

People with the last name Ripka are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ripka

  • How Popular is the name Ripka? As a last name Ripka was the 28,215th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ripka? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ripka was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ripka: Your name in reverse order is Akpir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rapik. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ripka? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 848 people with the last name Ripka.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ripka? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ripka as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Ripkas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Ripka born Oct 13, 1997

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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