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The nationality of Riggins is often complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Riggins may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the surname "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).

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The meaning of Riggins come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these profession-based family names might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to research the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many western names like Riggins are inspired by religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Riggins were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Riggins. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Riggins family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Riggins transform in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and languages over the years.

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