Rigley Family History

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Rigley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wrigley.

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


Similar surnames: Riley, Higley, Ridley, Wrigley, Cilley, Tiley, Rolley, Rickey, Willey

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Rigley Family Origin

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Rigley Family Occupations

What did your Rigley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rigley occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 28% of Rigley's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rigley. A less common occupation for the Rigley family was Iron Moulder.

View Census data for Rigley | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    28%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carter

    3%
  • Iron Moulder

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rigley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Rigley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rigley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rigley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Rigley

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Rigley. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Rigley. For the veterans among your Rigley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rigley Life Expectancy

What is the average Rigley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rigley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rigley in 1944 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rigley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rigley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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