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Riggleman Family History

Riggleman Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Riegelmann, (see Riegel), a topographic name for a farmer owning a long strip of land or for someone who lived near a watershed or a mountain blocking a valley.

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

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7,981 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
906 Military Records
53 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Riggleman Families

  • Number of Riggleman families
     44 - 86
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Riggleman Family Origin

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Riggleman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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