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The nationality of Rigney may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Rigney may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Rigney come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based last names might be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Rigney come from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".

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Surnames like Rigney vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Rigney were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rigney. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rigney family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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