Ridley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in England so named, especially the one in Northumberland, which, like that in Cheshire, is derived from Old English geryd ‘channel’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. Those in Essex and Kent appear in Domesday Book as Retleia and Redlege respectively, and get their names from Old English hreod ‘reed’ + leah. Possibly also an altered spelling of German Riedel or Riedler (see Ridler).

List of People with Surname Ridley

As far as we found, there are a total of 4,149 people with the surname Ridley. Among these people surnamed Ridley, there are around 810 different names, with an average of 5 people sharing the same name. David Ridley, Donald Ridley and John Ridley are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Ridley, with 44, 30 and 30 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that Georgia has the greatest number of people surnamed Ridley, with a total of 564 people, and there are a total of 335 different names among these people. California is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Ridley, with a total of 297 people and an average of 212 different names.