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From the Old English folk name for the Anglian tribe, Hrype, genitive case Hrypa + Old English lēah (woodland clearing).

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Ripley (countable and uncountable, plural Ripleys)

  1. A surname.
  2. A placename.
    1. A suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.
    2. A town in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.
    3. A number of places in England:
      1. A town and civil parish with a town council in Amber Valley district, Derbyshire (OS grid ref SK3950). [1]
      2. A small village and civil parish in Harrogate borough, North Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE2860).
      3. A village and civil parish in Guildford borough, Surrey (OS grid ref TQ0556). [2]
    4. A number of places in the United States:
      1. A census-designated place in Riverside County, California.
      2. A village in Brown County, Illinois.
      3. An unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Indiana.
      4. A small town in Somerset County, Maine.
      5. An unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland.
      6. An unincorporated community in Houghton County, Michigan.
      7. A city, the county seat of Tippah County, Mississippi.
      8. A neighbourhood of Independence, Missouri.
      9. A town in Chautauqua County, New York.
      10. A village in Brown County, Ohio.
      11. A small town in Payne County, Oklahoma.
      12. A city, the county seat of Lauderdale County, Tennessee.
      13. A city, the county seat of Jackson County, West Virginia.
      14. A number of townships in the United States, listed under Ripley Township.
    5. Ellipsis of Ripley Township.
    6. Ellipsis of Ripley County.

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