Dwiggins Family History

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Dwiggins Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (with English genitive -s) of Gaelic Ó Dubhagáin (see Dugan) or, more likely, of Ó Duibhginn (see Deegan). Possibly a variant (by misdivision) of English Wiggins.

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


Similar surnames: Higgins, Kiggins, Riggins, Diggins, Quiggins, Miggins, Duggins

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Dwiggins Family Origin

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Dwiggins Family Occupations

What did your Dwiggins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dwiggins family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dwiggins. The most common Dwiggins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Dwiggins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dwiggins ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dwiggins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dwiggins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dwiggins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Dwiggins. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dwiggins. For the veterans among your Dwiggins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dwiggins Life Expectancy

What is the average Dwiggins lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dwiggins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Dwiggins in 1956 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dwiggins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dwiggins ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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