Rigdon Family History

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Rigdon Name Meaning

Apparently an altered spelling of English Rigden, which Reaney believes to be from Ricdun, a reduced form of the personal name Ricardun, a pet form of Richard. There is no evidence for it as a habitational name: in medieval documents it is never found with a preposition and no relevant place name has been identified.

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


Similar surnames: Higdon, Risdon, Pigeon, Rondon, Rindone, Rippon, Ritson, Rawdon

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Rigdon Family Origin

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Rigdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmar Of 54 Acers

    50%
  • Shipwright

    50%

In 1881, the most common Rigdon occupation in the UK was Farmar Of 54 Acers. 50% of Rigdon's were Farmar Of 54 Acerss. Farmar Of 54 Acers and Shipwright were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rigdon.

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