Ripley: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Ripley

Ripley

Pronunciation: RIP-lee (key)

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Nicknames for Ripley: | Edit

Rip, Rippy, Ripple, Ripster, Ripper

Meanings and history of the name Ripley: | Edit

A surname which originally came from an English place name, meaning "strip clearing".

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Ripley Robinson is one of the real-life twins featured in the Sesame Street blog "Sesame Family Robinson". Her twin sister is Lyra.
Robert Ripley, American cartoonist and amateur anthropologist, who created "Ripley's Believe It or Not!"

Ripley in song, story & screen: | Edit

Sigourney Weaver's butt-kicking heroine in the "Alien" movies

The heroine in the Alien saga is actually named Ellen Ripley, but she is mostly called by her last name in the movies.

Ripley's Believe it or Not

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