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Wiggs Family History

Wiggs Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Wigg.

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

120,267 Historical Documents with Wiggs on Ancestry.com
25,648 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,303 Military Records
1,006 Immigration Records
17,982 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Wiggs Families

  • Number of Wiggs families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wiggs families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wiggs last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wiggs census records

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Wiggs Family Origin

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Wiggs Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wiggs

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Wiggs Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wiggs census records

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Wiggs Civil War Service Records

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