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Rigby Family History

Rigby Name Meaning
English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Rigby in Lancashire, named with Old Norse hryggr ‘ridge’ + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

771,995 Historical Documents with Rigby on Ancestry.co.uk
304,537 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,247 Military Records
38,017 Immigration Records
121,311 Census and Voter Lists
297,883 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rigby Families

  • Number of Rigby families
     2,982 - 5,962
     995 - 2,981
     1 - 994
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rigby families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rigby census records

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Rigby Family Origin

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Rigby Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Rigby Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Rigby Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Rigby census records

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Military Service by Rigby

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