Last name: RIGG

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RIGG : This last name is indexed 36,605 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RIGG : 1: English: habitational name from one or other of the many minor placenames in northern England named with Middle English rigg (Old Norse hryggr) ‘ridge’. Compare the synonymous Ridge.2: German: from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names based on the element rīc ‘power(ful)’. This surname is very rare in Germany.3: Altered form of Swiss German Rüegg (see Ruegg).

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