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The nationality of Riggs can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Riggs may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen).

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The meaning of Riggs come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is good to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Riggs are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Riggs family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Riggs vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and countries over time. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Riggs were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Riggs.

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