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Ridgley Family History

Ridgley Name Meaning
English: probably a habitational name, perhaps from Rugeley, a habitational name from a place so named in Staffordshire. Not in RW, ADM.

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

77,365 Historical Documents with Ridgley on Ancestry.com
19,095 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,322 Military Records
708 Immigration Records
16,853 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Ridgley Families

  • Number of Ridgley families
     32 - 62
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ridgley families
     85 - 168
     29 - 84
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ridgley last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ridgley census records

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Ridgley Family Origin

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Ridgley Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ridgley

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Ridgley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ridgley census records

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Ridgley Civil War Service Records

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