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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 Rygh

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rock star, let it out!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

G is for genial, a pleasing personality.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rygh

Oluf was born on September 5th, 1833. He left this life on August 19th, 1899.


Aase was born in 1925.


Evald Rygh was a Member of Parliament, Minister of Finance (Norway), and Storting. He was most prominent from 1889 to 1891. Evald was born on May 26th, 1842 in Verdal. He passed away on May 9th, 1913.


Karl was born on June 7th, 1839. He left this life in 1915.


Peder was born in 1800. He breathed his last breath in 1868.


Lauritz was born in 1874. He passed away in 1950.


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Popularity of Rygh as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rygh U.S.
  White 93.32% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rygh

People with the last name Rygh are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Rygh

  • How Popular is the name Rygh? As a last name Rygh was the 53,204th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Rygh? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Rygh was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Rygh: Your name in reverse order is Hgyr. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yrgh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rygh? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 389 people with the last name Rygh.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rygh? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rygh as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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