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Ridgeway Name Meaning

English: from Middle English riggewey, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a route or a habitational name from any of various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Dorset, and Staffordshire.

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

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Ridgeway Family Origin

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Ridgeway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ridgeway family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ridgeway. The most common Ridgeway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Ridgeway's were Farmers.

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Ridgeway Historical Records

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Ridgeway Life Expectancy

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