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Higgs Family History

Higgs Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Hick.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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190,278 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,337 Military Records
12,126 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Higgs Families

  • Number of Higgs families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Higgs families
     564 - 1,126
     189 - 563
     1 - 188
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Higgs families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Higgs census records

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Higgs Family Origin

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Higgs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Higgs

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Higgs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Higgs census records

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Higgs Civil War Service Records

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