"strength, might"

Rip Origin and Meaning

The name Rip is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "strength, might".
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. It's a short form of names containing the Germanic element rik "strong, mighty".

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Famous People Named Rip

  • Rip Van DamAmerican politician; acting governor of the Province of New York
  • Charles Elmer "Rip" Taylor Jr.American actor
  • Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn Jr.American actor
  • Rip EsselstynAmerican author and triathlete
  • Rip ReukemaAmerican politician from Wisconsin

Rip in Pop Culture

  • "Rip Van Winkle" short story by Washington Irving and its main character
  • Dr. Rip Studwelldoctor on "The Fairly Oddparents"
  • Rip Huntercharacter on TV's "Legends of Tomorrow"
  • Rip Ridercharacter in the card game "Mermaid Beach"

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