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Meaning and Origin of: Liggett

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Messenger

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English (now found mainly in northern Ireland) : topographic name from Middle English lidyate ‘gate in a fence between plowed land and meadow’ (Old English hlid-geat ‘swing-gate’), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Lidgate in Suffolk or Lydiate in Lancashire.