Ripley Name Meaning & Origin
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It's a beautiful name, but it reminds me of farting. Sorry, i just can't help it! But Ripley is very pretty in all.
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Rip, Rippy, Ripple, Ripster, Ripper
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A surname which originally came from an English place name, meaning "strip clearing".
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Ripley Sobo was the star of Broadway's Matilda and of the feature film Kid Witness. She also originated the role of Ivonka in Broadway's Once. She has also been in Winters Tale, Steve Jobs, Umi Zoomi and other feature films not yet released.
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!"
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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