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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

Ripley Sobo, American actress
Ripley Parker (b. 2000), daughter of actress Thandie Newton and Ol Parker
Ripley Robinson (b. 2009), daughter of Muppeteer Martin P. Robinson; twin of sister Lyra
Ripley Bee-Jones (b. 2010), daughter of TV hosts/comedians Jason Jones and Samantha Bee
Ripley Dorothy Lawley-Schmidt (b. 2015), daughter of model 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
Ripley, a character from the "Lumberjanes" comic series by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Shannon Watters