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  • Dame Diana Rigg, DBE
    Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE (born 20 July 1938) is an English actress. She is probably best known for her portrayals of Emma Peel in The Avengers and Countess Teresa di Vicenzo in the 1969 Ja...
  • Rachael Stirling
    Rachael Atlanta Stirling (born 30 May 1977) is an English stage, film and television actress. She is a two-time Olivier nominee for her stage work, but is best known for her performance as Nancy Astl...
  • Rigg (deceased)
  • Rigg (deceased)
  • Rigg (deceased)

About the Rigg surname

Rigg surname: Rigges and Riggs are variants of the Old Norse Ridge from the word hyrggr. Formation and development as a surname is from the Middle English word rigge and the Old English word hrycg. The meaning is "someone who lived on or by a ridge." Norwegian: habitational name from any of fifteen farmsteads so named, from Old Norse hryggr meaning‘backbone’or ‘spine’, in allusion to a mountain ridge.

Variations: Riggs, Rigge, Rigges, Ridge

Norwegian variant- Rygg

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