Liggett Family History
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Liggett Name Meaning
English (now found mainly in northern Ireland): topographic name from Middle English lidyate ‘gate in a fence between plowed land and meadow’ (Old English hlid-geat ‘swing-gate’), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Lidgate in Suffolk or Lydiate in Lancashire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press