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The nationality of Ripley can be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ripley may be in dispute as result of whether the name came about naturally and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).

Ripley Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Ripley come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many modern names like Ripley come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Ripley were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ripley. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Ripley last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Ripley transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over generations.

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