Rygg Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of fifteen farmsteads so named, from Old Norse hryggr ‘backbone’, ‘spine’, in allusion to a mountain ridge. OV Perhaps an altered spelling of the English family name Rigg, a variant of Ridge 1.

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


Similar surnames: Rigg, Hegg, Trygg, Hagg, Riggs, Rugg, Dagg, Rong, Rygh, Rego

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Rygg Family Origin

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Rygg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Rygg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rygg's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rygg.

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Rygg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Rygg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rygg in 1962 was 67, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rygg

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