Last name: RAGSDALE

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RAGSDALE : This last name is indexed 18,317 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RAGSDALE : English (Nottinghamshire): habitational name from Ragdale (Leicestershire). The placename appears to derive from Old English hraca ‘throat gulley narrow pass’ (genitive hracan) + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’. From the 16th century onward the more common form of the surname is Ragsdale with an intrusive -s-.

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