First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rigley

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

G is for gracious, it shows everyday.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rigley

William was born on March 24th, 1852 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England. He died on April 15th, 1897.


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International Interest for Rigley

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Rigley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rigley U.S.
  White 88.28% 64.26%
  African American 4.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rigley

People with the last name Rigley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rigley

  • How Popular is the name Rigley? Rigley is the 33,877th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rigley was the 51,830th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rigley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 121 babies born with the first name Rigley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rigley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rigley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2008 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Rigley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rigley is Tuesday, October 16th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Rigley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rigley was in 2009 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rigley: Your name in reverse order is Yelgir. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Legyir. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rigley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 401 people with the last name Rigley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rigley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rigley as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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