Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. RIP-lee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a surname that was derived from the name of various English towns, from Old English rippel "grove, thicket" and leah "clearing". A famous fictional bearer is the character Ellen Ripley (usually only called by her surname) from the Alien series of movies, beginning 1979.

People think this name is

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Entry updated December 7, 2022