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  • Eleazer Rigg (1754 - 1841)
    RIGGS, ELEAZER Ancestor #: A096620 Service: PENNSYLVANIA Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 12-28-1754 UWCHLAN TWP CHESTER CO PENNSYLVANIA Death: 10-25-1841 CLEAR CREEK TWP WARREN CO OHIO Pension Number: R8812V Serv...
  • Dame Diana Rigg, DBE (1938 - 2020)
    Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg , DBE (born 20 July 1938, died 10 September, 2020) was an English actress. She played Emma Peel in the TV series The Avengers (1965–68), Countess Teresa di Vicenzo, wife ...
  • Margaret Yates (1692 - 1738)
  • 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