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Gender: Male Meaning of Rip: "ripe, full grown" Origin of Rip: Dutch

The name Rip is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "ripe, full grown". Rip and is often added to user-created lists like VEGAN BABY NAMES and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents - Sibsets Version".

From the experts:

The name of Rip Van Winkle -- and Rip (born Elmore) Torn -- will probably never be ready for further consumption, if only because of the implications of R. I. P.

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Famous People Named Rip

Rip Van Dam, American politician; acting governor of the Province of New York
Charles Elmer "Rip" Taylor Jr., American actor
Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr., American actor
Rip Esselstyn, American author and triathlete
Rip Reukema, American politician from Wisconsin

Pop Culture References for the name Rip

"Rip Van Winkle," short story by Washington Irving and its main character
Dr. Rip Studwell, doctor on "The Fairly Oddparents"
Rip Hunter, character on TV's "Legends of Tomorrow"
Rip Rider, character in the card game "Mermaid Beach"