William Veale Rigg

–after 1739
United States

The Life Summary of William Veale

William Veale Rigg was born as the son of James Rigg and Sarah Smoot. He died after 1739, in United States.

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from one or other of the many minor placenames in northern England named with Middle English rigg (Old Norse hryggr) ‘ridge’. Compare the synonymous Ridge .German: from a short form of any of several ancient Germanic personal names based on the element rīc ‘power(ful)’. This surname is very rare in Germany.Altered form of Swiss German Rüegg (see Ruegg ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Eleanor Astin will transcription
  • William Veale will

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