Ridgley Family History

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Ridgley Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Rugeley, a habitational name from a place so named in Staffordshire.

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


Similar surnames: Ridley, Midgley, Richley, Gidley, Radley, Tingley, Risley, Ridge

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Ridgley Family Origin

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Ridgley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Sawyer

    9%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Ridgley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Ridgley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ridgley family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Sawyer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridgley.

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Ridgley Historical Records

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Ridgley Life Expectancy

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