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Gender: F Meaning of Ripley: "strip of clearing in the woods" Origin of Ripley: English

The name Ripley reflects the powerful character played by Sigourney Weaver in the Alien films; it was chosen by actress Thandie Newton for her daughter.

Famous People Named Ripley

Alice Ripley, actress and singer
Ripley Parker, daughter of actress Thandie Newton
Ripley Sobo, American Broadway actress
Ripley Dorothy Lawley-Schmidt, daughter of Robyn Lawley & Everest Schmidt

Pop Culture References for the name Ripley

Ripley, a circus lion from "The Hollows" by Amanda Hocking
Ellen Ripley, Known as Ripley, character from "Aliens"
Ripley, character from "Chadam" the miniseries
Ripley, Chilean retail store