Riggsby Family History

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Riggsby Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Rigsby.

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


Similar surnames: Riggsbee, Rigsbee, Rigsby, Prisby, Rigney, Riggle, Riggen, Ridgway

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Riggsby Family Origin

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Riggsby Family Occupations

What did your Riggsby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riggsby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Riggsby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riggsby family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riggsby.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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Riggsby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Riggsby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Riggsby. For the veterans among your Riggsby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riggsby Life Expectancy

What is the average Riggsby lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Riggsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Riggsby in 1958 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riggsby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riggsby 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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